Category Archives: Teaching and Learning

Interesting 3D printed machine

Interesting machine.  I am trying to think of what else you could do with this.  The one thing that comes to my mind is making a saw out of it. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Linear-Motion/

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Nice write up on how to create a Minecraft server with RPi

I know I have posted a few of these before.  But this is a nice write up so I thought it worth posting up.  Note I think you can get away with an RPi original here too, not just an … Continue reading

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A pee powered battery

Actually I think its an acid battery, but still same concept apply’s. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pee-Battery/

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This would be a cool experiment to do with kids

I have never heard of the kelvin water dropper before.  This looks like a fun experiment to do with kids. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Electricity-From-Water-Macgyver-Style/   Here is a nicer build http://makezine.com/projects/make-31/lord-kelvins-thunderstorm/

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The cheapest way to make a motor with kids

The author calls it the simplest, I say cheapest way to make a demo motor with kids. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-Motor/

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Simple coke bottle wind turbine

Good and simple build to do with kids to teach about electricity and wind power. http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Bottle-Wind-Turbine/

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Want to learn about AI?

Check out deeplearning.ai (classes thru Coursera).  Looks pretty intense class too. https://www.coursera.org/learn/neural-networks-deep-learning

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Make a kid hovercraft

Cute build.  Pretty straight forward as well, just a bit time consuming. https://www.instructables.com/id/Hoverboard-1/

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Nice ideas to do with kids for solar power

The balloon one is nice one to try out. http://www.doityourself.com/stry/fun-diy-projects-to-teach-your-kids-about-solar-energy

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This could be a good way to build simple bird houses with kids

I have built birdhouses with kids in the past, and they like the start of it, but loose interest fast.  This could be a good way to build them with kids that is faster, and cheaper. https://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PVC-Birdhouse/

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