Use your smartphone for science! With an Android and Google's new Science Journal app, you can measure the world around you while you're playing and having fun.
Working with sensors is an easy way to explore, experiment, and measure your environment — and these 10 special projects will get you started. Whether you're discovering the forces of physics at your local playground or determining which of your friends jumps the highest, these projects will help you better understand your world. What are you waiting for? Get started today!
Explore movement with traditional mechanical construction techniques.
Mechanical physics, woodworking, construction, basic electronics and sensors.
Create awesome electronic instruments with crazy sounds, then write some music!
Circuit bending, synthesizers, programming, electronics and music.
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Gardening and homespun projects to get your hands dirty while learning about nature.
Seed bombs, composting, watering, irrigation systems, and wool spinning.
Build classic and creative games, with a DIY electronics twist!
Physics, basic electronics, sensors, 3D design, and MaKey MaKey.
Get inspired by classic sci-fi, and explore fun new ways to create your own vision of what the future will be!
Physics, circuits, programming and LEDs.
Set out on an adventure to make things that fly, swim and hover!
Classic crafting, construction, physics, circuits and LEDs.