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MackinMaker Premium 6-8 Kit

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MackinMaker Premium 6-8 Kit

MackinMaker Premium 6-8 Kit includes the following products:
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Adafruit Starter Pack for Auduino with Uno R3

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Heard about Arduino but not sure how to start?

Want to learn how to work with electronics and microcontrollers but need a little help?

You’ve come to the right place! This bundle is designed to get you started quickly and easily on your path of learning electronics. It’s designed for everyone, even people with little or no electronics and programming experience. The starter pack has everything you need (except tools) to begin your Arduino journey!

Includes:

  • Arduino Uno with Atmega328 – The latest and greatest Arduino revision, assembled and ready to go, including 4 rubber feet
  • 3′ USB cable – Perfect for connecting your Arduino to a computer
  • Protoshield Kit – The Starter Pack now includes the latest version R3 of the ProtoShield.
  • Tiny Breadboard – Fits on top of the protoshield, easy to use.
  • 9V DC regulated wall adapter – You can power your Arduino from any wall socket. This switching regulator is efficient and small and works with US (110V) and European (220V) power.
  • 9V Battery case with switch and a 2.1mm plug– so you can power your arduino using a 9V battery. This case is much sturdier than just a battery clip and it has an on/off switch too! Note that this comes unassembled.
  • Tutorial starter pack parts – Includes a 10K potentiometer, 1K potentiometer, 2 small pushbuttons, 5 red diffused bright LEDs, one each of red, green and blue ultra-bright LED, 5 100 ohm resistors, 5 1K resistors, 5 10K resistors, and a CdS photocell sensor.
  • 65 flexible breadboard wires in 8 colors, perfect for use with the solderless breadboard.

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HUE Animation Studio

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HUE Animation Studio contains everything that students need to create their own stop motion animation videos. For use at home or for school projects, this is a creative and educational pastime that can be enjoyed by all ages.

This kit encourages creativity and imagination. Whether you are making a LEGO® brick film; animating in claymation or capturing a flower bloom using time-lapse photography, you can bring anything to life in minutes with the easy-to-use software.

The HUE Book of Animation (formally the Klutz Book of Animation) has step-by-step instructions for creating 20 hilarious stop motion videos and ideas for even more. You can view these videos here. The videos, sound effects and backdrops are also included on the CD that comes with the kit.

HUE HD Camera features a flexible plug and play USB camera with built-in microphone. HUE’s innovative design is perfect for animation.

  • Easy to install and use
  • Integrated microphone
  • Flexible gooseneck for easy positioning
  • Manual focus

HUE Animation Software (formally SAM Animation) designed for children by teachers.

  • Play your movie back at any time
  • Import music and sounds, or record your own
  • Add text and special effects
  • Copy, edit, move and delete animation frames
  • Share movies on YouTube
  • Onion skinning
  • Timelapse
  • Green screening (Chroma Key)

System Requirements:
PC: Windows 10, 8, 7 or XP and a 1.4GHz processor
Mac: OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or higher and an Intel processor
512MB RAM (1GB recommended)
350MB hard disk space

Includes HUE HD camera, camera base, 6 ft (1.8m) USB to mini-USB cable, CD including videos, templates, backdrops and cut-outs to print, HUE Animation software (single license) and The HUE Book of Animation.

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K’NEX Renewable Energy Set

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Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K’NEX® Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students’ understanding of these important concepts.

Using K’NEX® and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs.

STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K’NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Building instructions comprehensive teacher’s guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards.

Builds 9 renewable energy models, three at a time.

Supports 6 – 12 students working in teams. Grades 5 – 9.

Includes 583 K’NEX® parts, building instructions, teacher’s guide and storage tray with snap-on lid.

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littleBits Code Kit

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Made for educators, with educators. Build Games. Learn to Code. The secret to learning? Make. It. Fun. So this kit’s all about learning to build and code through games. With games, students embrace failure, make their own rules, think critically, and collaborate. Engage 1-3 students per kit. For grades 3-8.

4+ HANDS-ON INVENTIONS
Comes with everything students need to build & code 4 fun games (including hot potato and tug-of-war), then get creative and invent their own!

100+ ACTIVITIES & 10 LESSONS
Cross-curricular, customizable activities tie to NGSS and make it easy to fold coding into any classroom, library, or makerspace.

EDUCATOR RESOURCES
Leading lessons & activities is easy with interactive teacher’s guides, quick-start guides, video tutorials, online shareable docs, and more.

SIMPLE DRAG-AND-DROP CODE
The computer-based Code Kit app provides step-by-step instructions for easy, intuitive programming based on Google’s Blockly.

FUN & ENGAGING
Teaching coding through game design gets the whole class involved and makes it something they WANT to do.

EASY TO TEACH
The simplicity of littleBits + block programming, plus an abundance of resources, sets educators up for success – even with no prior computer science experience.

Compatible with Mac, Windows & Chromebook

Includes 16 Bits, 30+ accessories, tons of resources and a computer-based Code Kit app.

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Makedo Cardboard Construction Tool Kit 120-Piece

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Made for educators, with educators. Build Games. Learn to Code. The secret to learning? Make. It. Fun. So this kit’s all about learning to build and code through games. With games, students embrace failure, make their own rules, think critically, and collaborate. Engage 1-3 students per kit. For grades 3-8.

4+ HANDS-ON INVENTIONS
Comes with everything students need to build & code 4 fun games (including hot potato and tug-of-war), then get creative and invent their own!

100+ ACTIVITIES & 10 LESSONS
Cross-curricular, customizable activities tie to NGSS and make it easy to fold coding into any classroom, library, or makerspace.

EDUCATOR RESOURCES
Leading lessons & activities is easy with interactive teacher’s guides, quick-start guides, video tutorials, online shareable docs, and more.

SIMPLE DRAG-AND-DROP CODE
The computer-based Code Kit app provides step-by-step instructions for easy, intuitive programming based on Google’s Blockly.

FUN & ENGAGING
Teaching coding through game design gets the whole class involved and makes it something they WANT to do.

EASY TO TEACH
The simplicity of littleBits + block programming, plus an abundance of resources, sets educators up for success – even with no prior computer science experience.

Compatible with Mac, Windows & Chromebook

Includes 16 Bits, 30+ accessories, tons of resources and a computer-based Code Kit app.

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Makey Makey Classic Kit

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Make STEM Education fun! Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It’s a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering and everything in between.

Makey Makey works just like a USB keyboard or mouse, sending keyboard (WASD, spacebar, etc) and mouse (left click, right click, etc) signals to your computer. Makey Makey Classic works through opening and closing circuits, just like any other button. Instead of the circuit being closed underneath your keyboard, the circuit is closed through the conductive objects you connect with alligator clips like your hand or your lunch or some tinfoil. When the circuit is closed, the Makey Makey sends a command to your computer, just like when a button is pressed on a keyboard.

Connect the world around you to your computer! Setup takes just seconds. Make game controllers, musical instruments and countless inventions. Advance to additional inputs and multi-key remapping up to 18 keys.

  • Turn everyday objects like bananas into touchpads
  • Just plug, clip and play
  • No programming knowledge needed
  • No software to install
  • Works with Mac and Windows
  • 1,000’s of possibilities
  • Ages 8+

Works on Windows, Mac, Chromebook and on many flavors of Linux (Ubuntu, etc.). If the device supports a USB keyboard or mouse, it should work with Makey Makey.

Includes Makey Makey board, USB cable, 7 alligator clips, 6 connector wires, instructions with visual project start guide, online documentation and 20 color stickers.

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Midwest Birch Dowel Rod Assortment 18-Piece

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Birch dowels are great for craft projects as well as woodworking applications. Dowels are sanded and ready to take stain or paint. Dowels are not treated with any chemicals.

Includes 10 ea. 7/16″ dia. x 36″L, 6 ea. 3/4″ dia. x 36″L and 2 ea. 3/4″ dia. x 48″L.

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Midwest Easy Cutter

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The original Easy Cutter, designed to make cutting wood strips quick and accurate. Cuts stripwood up to 1/2″ thick. Features built-in protractor with 45°, 60°, 90° and 120° angles. Replacement blade (Stk. 536358) available, sold separately.

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Modular Robotics Cubelets Twelve Kit

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Cubelets are magnetic blocks that can be snapped together to make an endless variety of robots with no programming and no wires. You can build robots that drive around on a tabletop, respond to light, sound and temperature with surprisingly lifelike behavior. Every unique arrangement is a new robot with novel behaviors emerging from the construction.

Each Cubelet has a tiny computer inside of it and is a robot in its own right. When you put Cubelets together, you’re actually making a robot out of several smaller robots. Each Cubelet communicates with its neighbors, so you know that if two blocks are next to each other, they’re talking.

The Cubelets Twelve the best way to introduce children of all ages to robotics, coding, and design thinking. The Twelve is the best mix of SENSE, THINK and ACT blocks for novice and experienced builders. Reprogram or control your robots when paired with the included Bluetooth® Cubelet. Use the included Brick Adapters to connect Cubelets with Lego®. Cubelets Twelve includes 12 robot blocks and two Brick Adapters.

Anyone who owns Cubelets robot blocks can leverage over 40 hours of free standards-aligned lesson plans! Created in concert with a variety of educators, Modular Robotics lesson plans are available to all Cubelets users under a Creative Commons Share Alike license. This means you can remix, share and use the curricula in any way you see fit. Use the lesson plans as inspiration or follow the plan for an entire unit of standards-aligned robot learning!

For ages 4+.

Includes battery, blocker, inverse, passive, Bluetooth, 2 distance, rotate, 2 drive, brightness, flashlight, 2 brick adapters and USB charging cable.

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Stick-lets Small Education Kit 90pc

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Education Fort Kit: 90 Stick-lets™. Great for camps, schools, and community events. Comes with one large canvas tote to carry the connectors. Great for 10-15 kids!

INCLUDES 90 Stick-lets, 1 large tote bag, pamphlets

20 orange, 20 purple, 15 red, 15 blue, 10 green, 10 white

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