No matter a teacher’s vision or a student’s skill level, SparkFun kits are afun and creative way to help students achieve electronics literacy.

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We believe electronics is more than a hobby or a career path; it’s a creative medium for advancing teaching and learning.

When students are free to invent and create, they begin to see technology as a means for solving real-world problems and taking their learning to the next level.

SparkFun’s ready-to-implement bundles are designed to develop foundational, foster intermediate, and nurture advanced electrical prototyping and coding/programming skills.

Beginner Electronics Bundle

Learn the basics of circuits and programming with this hands-on, project-based learning (PBL) Sparkfun Bundle.
*5-student, 20-student, and Professional Development options available.

SparkFun Gator:Bit Bundle
SparkFun Digital Sandbox
micro:bit Go Bundle
Makey Makey Classic Kit

Intermediate Electronics Bundle

Increase your student’s electrical prototyping and coding/programming skills with the Intermediate Electronics Bundle. Students build on the skills developed with the Beginner Bundle and move on to developing mechanical and robotics knowledge.
*5-student, 20-student, and Professional Development options available.

Micro:bit kit ecosystem, micro:climate kit
Micro:bit kit ecosystem, micro:aracade kit
SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for micro:bit
SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (Parts Refill Pack Included)
SparkFun Tinker Kit
Redbot

Advanced Electronics Bundle

Building on the skills developed with previous kits, students will take their electrical prototyping and coding/programming skills to the next level with the Advanced Electronics Bundle.
*5-student or 20-student options available.

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit
Inventor’s Kit for Photon
Johnny Five Inventors Kit
Full day of set up and Professional Development (with 20-student package)

Taking your lessons further.

SparkFun’s Books are designed as hands-on learning tools to help today’s students build skills for the creative and digital economy — critical thinking, collaboration, communication, curiosity, problem solving and invention.

The SparkFun Guide to Processing

The SparkFun Guide to Processing teaches you to craft your own digital artwork and even combine it with hardware—no prior programming experience required. Over the course of the book, you’ll learn the basics by drawing simple shapes, move on to photo editing and video manipulation, and ultimately affect the physical world by using Processing with an Arduino.

The SparkFun Arduino Inventor’s Guide

Master the basics with a primer that explains how a circuit works, how to read a wiring schematic, and how to build and test projects with a solderless breadboard. Then, learn how to make your hardware move, buzz, flash and interact with the world using motors, LEDs, sensors and more.

SparkFun Arduino Workshop

Learn how add-ons work and how to integrate them into your own projects. You’ll start off with an overview of the Arduino system but quickly move on to coverage of various electronic components and concepts. Hands-on projects throughout the book reinforce what you’ve learned and show you how to apply that knowledge.

We Help Educators Succeed!

Boost your classroom technology skills to engage your students and improve instruction with Teq’s Online Professional Development platform, now known as OTIS for educators. SCROLL DOWN for a sample course.

Using micro:bit to Code Your Own Firefly Display

Whether you call them fireflies, lightning bugs, or Lampyridae, nothing says summer like the soft twinkling of these glowing bugs in the evening. Join us in this session as we use micro:bit to code and create our own bioluminescent critters!

Makey Makey Circuits

Makey Makey is the key to interactive activities! Join us to learn how to use Makey Makey to create a circuit project using clay that will engage your students in new ways as they learn important lesson concepts.

We HelpEducators Succeed!

Boost your classroom technology skills to engage your students and improve instruction with Teq’s Online Professional Development platform, now known as OTIS for educators. SCROLL DOWN for a sample course.

Using micro:bit to Code Your Own Firefly Display

Whether you call them fireflies, lightning bugs, or Lampyridae, nothing says summer like the soft twinkling of these glowing bugs in the evening. Join us in this session as we use micro:bit to code and create our own bioluminescent critters!

Makey Makey Circuits

Makey Makey is the key to interactive activities! Join us to learn how to use Makey Makey to create a circuit project using clay that will engage your students in new ways as they learn important lesson concepts.

Makey Makey is an invention kit that tricks your computer into thinking that almost anything is a keyboard. This allows you to hook up all kinds of fun things as an input. This means in no time your students will be creating game controllers, inventing musical instruments, and making voting machines and light-up paper circuits.
Makey Makey uses high resistance switching to detect when you’ve made a connection even through materials that aren’t very conductive (like leaves, pasta, or people). The Makey Makey can also act like a keyboard or mouse, allowing students to get inventive with their creations. It’s a great way to teach circuitry, and is an easy tool to integrate with other subjects, topics, and STEM solutions.

Discover what’s possible.

Did you know you can use your Makey Makey to teach Earth and Space Systems and Visual Arts? Check out our lesson plan to learn about a great cross-curricular way to integrate Makey Makey in the classroom.

Makey Makey Solar System

  • Using cardboard, styrofoam, paint, glue, and copper tape, create a model of the solar system. Independent strips of copper tape should represent each planet's path around the Sun.
  • Go to scratch.mit.edu and create a new project that contains audio recordings that briefly describe each of the planets. Code your project so each audio recording is triggered by a different keyboard function.
  • Remap your Makey Makey Classic at makeymakey.com/remap to match the code you've created.
  • Attach an alligator clip from its keyboard identifier on the Makey Makey to the corresponding copper tape for each of the planets. Give students time to present and explain their completed project.

Drive student achievement, and career readiness.

Introducing iBlocks, a cross-curricular, holistic learning approach by structuring your learning content with a primary and secondary subject focus. But because iBlocks are also customizable and expandable, these foci can change to suit your school’s needs, should you choose to tailor your iBlock.

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The micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer designed to make learning coding and computer science simple and engaging. The micro:bit has all the features your students need to code awesome things in the classroom.
micro:bit enables students to get creative with digital technology. Using micro:bit, students can program a variety of different LEDs, sensors, and buttons using the free Makecode editor provided by Microsoft. It can be coded from any web browser in Blocks, Javascript, Python, Scratch, and more, and there’s no software required.

Discover what’s possible.

Use micro:bit in your next math lesson to get students exploring the concept of probability and practicing coding at the same time! Check out our lesson idea to see how it works.

Take A Chance With Micro:bit

  • Choose a few Cubelets and create a robot that drives
  • Select an additional Cubelet to add on that affects how you previous invention navigations. For example you can try adjusting the robots speed based on ambient light.
  • Add an obstacle to the environment and see what happens when you Cubelet invention approaches it. Now modify your borot so that it stops moving before it hits the obstacle.
  • Investigates what happens when your Cubelets invention goes near the edge of a table. Then, redesign your invention to detect the edge and stop itself before it falls.

Drive student achievement, and career readiness.

Introducing iBlocks, a cross-curricular, holistic learning approach by structuring your learning content with a primary and secondary subject focus. But because iBlocks are also customizable and expandable, these foci can change to suit your school’s needs, should you choose to tailor your iBlock.

Learn more