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Battery Operated Electronic kits
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Battery Operated Electronic kits

by mlewis79 on Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:11 pm

I have looked over some of your product kits, and I am note sure which ones are appropriate for grades 2 to 6. Can you help me narrow my search? Send me some for 2nd and 3rd graders, and some for 4th, 5th and 6th graders.

Thank you for your time.

Respectfully,

Maurice

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by danhalbert on Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:40 pm

Which kits have you been looking at and strike your fancy? We have so many it would helpful to narrow it down. Are you talking about programming, or electrical projects, or mechanical, etc.?

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by mlewis79 on Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:26 pm

danhalbert wrote:Which kits have you been looking at and strike your fancy? We have so many it would helpful to narrow it down. Are you talking about programming, or electrical projects, or mechanical, etc.?



Hi,
I am looking for programming kits:
1 for 2nd & 3rd graders.
1 for 4th & 5th graders.
1 for 6th graders.
Or mechanical for the same grades. Can you please give me a call at xxx.xxx.xxxx [deleted for privacy], so we can speed up the order. Thanks.

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by danhalbert on Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:25 am

(We don't do phone support: I've edited out your phone number for privacy.)

For simple programming the Circuit Playground Express is an excellent choice. It is highly self-contained, and can be programmed in multiple ways. MakeCode is the easiest way for beginners:

Read the product descriptions for these products and kits for more details:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3333
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3517
https://www.adafruit.com/product/2769
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3795

Learn Guides that discuss MakeCode:
https://learn.adafruit.com/makecode
https://learn.adafruit.com/search?q=mak ... playground

We don't have specific grade recommendations. You might want to query other teachers here or in #classroom channel in our Discord chat server: https://adafru.it/discord

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by mlewis79 on Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:45 pm

I like the electronic badge for the students. When will it be in stock? Does it come ready to go? What do you have that is mechanical?

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by danhalbert on Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:00 pm

Which badge do you mean? https://learn.adafruit.com/circuit-play ... -con-badge ?
We don't sell the plastic snake part -- it's a DIY laser-cutting project (you can find laser-cutting suppliers on the web).

Here's another store category that has lots of kits:
https://www.adafruit.com/category/117 (Young Engineers)

There are several DIY cardboard construction parts kits and full kits there. See these guides for doing things with cardboard:
https://learn.adafruit.com/search?q=cardboard

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by mlewis79 on Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:54 pm

I am interested in the Adafruit 'circuit playground', and is there a simple Arduino drag code for beginners, or do you have to upload the Arduino to all laptops? What is the delivery time?

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Re: Battery Operated Electronic kits

by danhalbert on Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:00 pm

This guide explains in detail the three ways to program a Circuit Playground Express. All the methods can do much of Arduino can do, and often more conveniently. The blocks-based programming is MakeCode. This guide will tell you all about it:
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-cir ... nd-express

The board itself is in stock now. Some of the kits are out of stock at the moment.

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