WGBH Creates Space-Based Curriculum for Kids


Our friends at WGBH's Design Squad have come up with a great line up of activities for kids interested in NASA and the final frontier—space. The materials are designed for the classroom and after school programs, but with summer vacation a few weeks away, it would be easy to plug... Read more »

Control Paramecia with an EEG Headet

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Combine an ECG headset with an Arduino to control paramecia! Paramecia display a behaviour known as galvanotaxis: movement in response to an electrical field. If an electrical field is generated across the water they are swimming in, they will turn to orient themselves to the field and will swim towards... Read more »

Polyphonic Drum Machine


Sebastian Tomczak’s DIY Polyphonic Drum Machine and Rhythm Looper is powered by a Teensy micrcontroller. I’ve made a simple drum machine / looper. It is for Teensy but it can be easily ported to Arduino. It has four sounds, a 16-subdivision pattern, variable sample rate and can playback all four... Read more »