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3D On The Horizon

It often takes a little time for innovations to mature enough to be considered viable in our learning environment. We have limited resources and we need to be confident that there is an educational need and affordability. 544 more words


Makers Are as Makers Do- Getting Your Head Around the Definition of a "Maker"

What the hell even is a “maker?” I made myself a sandwich today for lunch, does that make ME a maker? Well, yes actually. A maker is quite simply defined as anyone who undertakes the project to make something and ends up, well, making something. 667 more words


The 2015 Cleveland Mini Maker Faire

While plans for our next Kent State Mini Maker Faire are only just beginning, there is another maker experience right around the corner. We are just over a week away from the 3rd annual Cleveland Mini Maker Faire! 95 more words


Creating an Arduino-based solar MPPT controller

This Hackaday Prize entry is an Arduino-based MPPT controller that can charge a 12V lead-acid battery from a solar panel.

A small solar installation typically calls for solar panel (obviously), along with a battery bank and an AC inverter. 390 more words

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Building a smart irrigation controller with Modulo

The brainchild of Erin Tomson, Poseidon an irrigation controller built using Modulo, Raspberry Pi and Flutter.

Like many of us, Erin Tomson has vegetable garden in her backyard.  539 more words

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I'm going to be @ Struts Gallery next week.

If you are in the Sackville area, I’d love to see you next week at Struts Gallery. A little reception is in the works for June 4th. 85 more words


This DIY monitor helps prevent UV-caused skin damage

A Maker has developed a UV monitor based around an ambient light sensor, an ATmega168 and a 3V battery. 

Summer is quickly approaching. That means weekends at the beach, all day picnics and more time doing chores around the house.  347 more words

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