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by shawn
Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Handy and affordable equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 3602

Re: Handy and affordable equipment

I met representatives for three manufacturers of oscilloscopes and similar electronic test equipment at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston last week. Siglent produces very low-cost oscilloscopes that they say are used by many educational institutions. http://www.siglentamerica.com/index.aspx ...
by shawn
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Handy and affordable equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 3602

Handy and affordable equipment

Please reply to this topic with requests for and experiences with equipment for teaching electronics.

Advertisements with no specific, significant information for educators will be removed.
by shawn
Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: How to find materials
Replies: 1
Views: 6987

Getting materials donated in the Los Angeles area

Ecoset Consulting manages donated materials from the entertainment and advertising industries around Los Angeles. Interested organizations can join their mailing list and/or a targeted database.
http://ecosetconsulting.com/reuse/
by shawn
Wed May 20, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: energy-related sites in Alabama?
Replies: 0
Views: 4812

energy-related sites in Alabama?

Recently educators have been searching for field trips about renewable energy in Alabama. Do you know of any sites?
Please enter them in our form at http://energyteachers.org/ftg-site-entry.php or reply to this thread with any information.
by shawn
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

Modern Device

Does the store specialize in education? Yes! Many of our products grew out of things I designed for my classes at Rhode Island School of Design [where a founder still teaches]. An example is our wind sensors, which grew out of a project that needed to sense human breath up close, but without a mask...
by shawn
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

Sparkfun

Does the store specialize in education? SparkFun Electronics Department of Education views electronics as more than just a fun hobby or a career path, but as a creative medium for changing the face of education. Our curriculum, resources and products are designed specifically as hands-on learning t...
by shawn
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

MPJA Online—A Florida-based catalog

Marlin P. Jones & Associates offers electronics components, kits, and tools, for hobbyists, engineers, and electricians. They offer online shopping. "Limited open accounts available to government, schools, hospitals and corporations...Orders shipped to an address in Florida must pay Florida State Sa...
by shawn
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?
Replies: 3
Views: 4399

Where can we buy supplies for teaching electronics?

If you have recommendations for places to buy general or specific electronics supplies, please let us know by replying with contact information, preferably a web site and/or a store location, including state/province and nation. Does the store offer bulk discounts? Does the store offer tools, like s...
by shawn
Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Lesson plans
Replies: 0
Views: 4912

Lesson plans

Please reply to this topic with ideas, questions, and resources for lesson planning, incorporating this sustainable architecture project in the classroom.
by shawn
Sun Apr 27, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Frequently questioned answers (FQA)
Replies: 0
Views: 4837

Frequently questioned answers (FQA)

The following are special points about our Green Dollhouse Challenge that commonly get confused. If you have a difficult question, please reply to this post, and we'll put helpful answers below. GDC is not a competition. There are awards, but participants do not have to beat other participants to ge...
by shawn
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: 2013-06-29 NYS Press Release
Replies: 0
Views: 5539

2013-06-29 NYS Press Release

FOR RELEASE:IMMEDIATE CONTACT: SHAWN REEVES, PRESIDENT [insert phone here] Energy org brings Green Dollhouse Challenge to New York State ITHACA, NY — Children, artists, and designers gathered to exhibit their unique creations exploring sustainability and play, winning several awards in an architectu...
by shawn
Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: How to find materials
Replies: 1
Views: 6987

How to find materials

Re-use being an award category, think about finding used materials.
Here's an arts-materials re-use organization in New York City, Materials for the Arts:
http://www.mfta.org/donors.html
by shawn
Sun May 20, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Junior Solar Sprint (Miniature Solar Cars)
Topic: Junior Solar Sprint in 2012 and beyond
Replies: 0
Views: 9764

Junior Solar Sprint in 2012 and beyond

The US Army, which has funded Junior Solar Sprint in the Northeast for the past several years, has assigned, via the Army’s Youth Science Cooperative Outreach Agreement, an agent at Virginia Tech to identify the next organization, after Northeast Sustainable Energy Association closed its education d...
by shawn
Fri May 18, 2012 1:23 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 6140

Exelon grants for events

Exelon, a company owning power plants in several states, offers funding in those areas specifically for programs or events.
http://www.exeloncorp.com/community/giv ... rants.aspx
by shawn
Wed May 02, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Green Dollhouse Challenge
Topic: Funding
Replies: 3
Views: 6140

Connect a Million Minds

Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds program offers funding for work in their service areas. They are partners with the Coalition for Science After School, as are we,
http://connectamillionminds.com/
UPDATE:We applied 2012-05-01 for a small grant for Central New York's GDC.