Makeblock lets kids easily make and program their own robots

  • Posted on September 2, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • By Christina

  Legos. K’nex. Erector Sets. These brand-name toys have inspired millions of children and adults to build something with their own two hands, and can instill a “maker” mindset from a very early age. But with the exception of Lego Mindstorms, they’ve failed to keep up with the larger trend of merging hardware and software. […]

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Nanoscope built with Lego, Makeblock and Arduino

  • Posted on November 11, 2013 - 6:08 pm
  • By eric

On Sep 27, 2013 by Alan Parekh This Nanoscope was built during a 5 day LEGO workshop, LEGO and Makeblock allowed for some rapid building but some custom 3D printed parts were also needed. It can sense very small structures and scan them in. Via: Make and Wired “The microscope they constructed is built upon […]

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