Technology

Young maker Sasha shows us how to assemble the solar frightened grasshopper kit from the Maker Shed in this, another kid-made video on the MAKE ‘tubes.

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The snap-together Solar Grasshopper kit uses solar energy to generate electricity and propel itself around. It’s an easy to assemble electronics project that’s great for first-time experimenters with little or no experience.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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