Latest from Chris Connors

Electric Kart in Your School?


Chad's a former student of mine who has been doing electric car projects for about six years now. On seeing...

Laser Cut Celly Holders

Laser Cut Celly Holders


In one of my classes, we're making cell phone pouches recently. On Monday, we looked at some fabric iPod cases...

Pneumatic muscle controller


Ben Krasnow shows a handy demo of how to build an air muscle, which is based on this Instructable. This...

Gadgeteer Testing Notes

Gadgeteer Testing Notes


Recently, I had an opportunity to get early access to a new hardware system from Microsoft. Gadgeteer is a way...

Snowzilla in Mattapan


The MBTA uses a Korean War-era jet engine mounted on a train to keep a short section of the Mattapan...

Google Science Fair


If you're looking for a way to fill up some of your after school time in the next few months,...

Design Squad Nation


This week brings us the premier of Design Squad Nation, the reworking of Design Squad, with new hosts, and a...

Meagan’s Panama sketchbook

Meagan’s Panama sketchbook


Meagan was recently on an extended stay in Panama. Before leaving she made a small sketchbook which she then filled...

CellyStand classroom project

CellyStand classroom project


Last week, my Juniors and Seniors are creating cellphone stands with laser cut parts. It started with a discussion about...

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