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Build, Hack, and Deploy Detectors to Measure Solar UV Radiation

  Sunlight is essential for our survival, but too much of a good thing can sometimes be harmful. That certainly applies to the invisible ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths of sunlight, for too much exposure to UV can cause sunburn and even skin cancer. …

5 Projects And A Contest to Inspire Your Environmental Awareness

Low-cost advanced technologies, especially the open source hardware & software, enable almost everyone to get involved to show support for environmental protection. To celebrate Earth Day 2018, Seeed and hackster.io have launched an Earth Day contest to encourage the community to make & share projects that benefit the planet! The contest […]

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Exploring a Mysterious Plasma Effect in a High-Speed Jet of Water

Did you know that a jet of water hitting a glass surface with create an arc of plasma?
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Make a Bird Activity Monitor and Feeder with Arduino

Create a digital bird feeder that can monitor weather and bird activity.
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I Built My Own Mars Rover in the Spirit of Simplicity

How I built a Centennial Challenge robot using the cheapest materials I could find.
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Collect and Display Weather Data with a Raspberry Pi

rasppiweatheron-1jbrFor years I’ve wanted to set up a weather station in my backyard, but I’ve balked at the cost of those expensive kits. When the folks at Astro Pi released the Sense HAT sensor board for the Raspberry Pi computer, I knew I had an easy way to build my own […]

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Pay What You Want for New Make: Books and Old Favorites

We’re offering another Humble Bundle deal on Make: books. This time we’re featuring some of our most popular books along with some new releases.
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10 Simple Projects That Harness the Power of Google Science Journal

Today, Maker Camp released 10 science projects that you can conduct with just an Android phone and Google’s Science Journal app.
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Chiang Mai Makerthon Develops Water Shortage Solutions in Thailand

Thailand is having one of its worst droughts, so for the SEA Makerthon event happening in Chiang Mai the focus is on saving water.
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