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Conductive Sewing

Conductive Sewing

| Joshua Zimmerman

Conductive sewing is a great way to get started with making your own wearables. Age Range: 8 and up Build Time: 30+ minutes   Supplies Conductive Sewing Starter Kit Starter Sewing Supply Kit Snap-N-Sew Bundle Tacuino Kit Sewable Amber LED (5 pieces) Sewable Green LED (5 pieces) Sewable Red LED (5...

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Conductive Tape

Conductive Tape

| Joshua Zimmerman

Conductive tape is easier and safer than soldering together wires, and is cheaper and less messy than most conductive ink pens. You can make all sorts of fun, creative projects. Check out the templates below for ideas. Age Range: 8 and up Build Time: 20-30 minutes   Supplies Conductive Tape Kit...

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Dual Axis "Smart" Solar Tracker

Dual Axis "Smart" Solar Tracker

| Joshua Zimmerman

The Dual Axis Solar Tracker was designed as a project that integrated simple Arduino programing and solar energy creation. The kit uses an Arduino Uno, an Arduino Sensor Shield, two 9G Metal Gear Servos, and four light detecting resistors to achieve active tracking in real time. Difficulty: Advanced Build Time: 60 minutes...

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Educator Sampler Pack

Educator Sampler Pack

| Joshua Zimmerman

The sampler pack contains materials to make a variety of our Young Learners products. It is offered only at events we attend. You will not find it on our website. If you picked one up from us, see below for links to each of the projects. Projects Bristlebots LED Name Tag...

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Emergency Solar Radio in Altoids Tin

Emergency Solar Radio in Altoids Tin

| Joshua Zimmerman

In honor of all my good friends still over in Japan I've decided to create an Instructable for a $3 Emergency Solar Radio.  It's a great thing in case of tsunami, nuclear melt down, or zombie invasion.  Plus it's really cute when put into an Altoids tin.

My plan is to send this as a (slightly) joke birthday gift to a good friend of mine living in California, who just so happens to be freaking out about possible nuclear clouds.  This will also be really nice for her when she starts going camping again this summer.

The design is very simple and only takes about 45 minutes to put together, less if you know what you're doing.

If you'd rather not make one yourself, I'll probably be throwing up a couple completed ones as well as most of the parts over at my websiteBrownDogGadgets.com.

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