With summer coming soon, many teachers are looking for a fun, challenging project this summer to totally up their game on hacking and make skills.  The Tech-Savvy Teachers recommend an Arduino, the inexpensive microcontroller.  What’s an Arduino, you ask?  Make Magazine has you covered:

What can you do with an Arduino?  The only limit is your imagination.  To get an idea if some of the amazing projects available, check out this page of projects from Instructables.  We love the LED projects and the tree-climbing robot!

Right now, Amazon has a sweet Arduino Starter Kit up for just $100 (and free shipping if you have Amazon Prime!).  The kit comes with all the hardware components you need for 15 different projects and the official Arduino Project Book.  Together, this kit will give you a great start to this amazing platform!

Do you have an amazing Arduino project from you or your students?  Hit us up in the comments below!

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