On your journey to make a project, you may need to pickup many new skills, such as:

  • Soldering
  • Programming
  • Robotics
  • Electronics
  • Website creation
  • 3D modeling and printing
  • DIY-style arts and crafts
  • Wearables (electronics sewn into clothing)
  • Video Game creation

Here are some resources to help you get started. If you don’t know something, come to a meeting and ask!

Companies Selling Electronic Parts / Kits

Publications

Examples

  • YouTube - Many different channels on all aspects of learning
  • Hackaday - Interesting things people have made
  • diy.org - Online badges/activities. (Kid friendly)

Learn Programming

  • CoderDojo Resources - Links for getting started in various programming languages
  • Code Combat - Learn coding while playing a game (Kid friendly)
  • Exercism - For programmers who want to practice and/or pickup a new language.

Learn Electronics

Competitions

 

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