Books

SM-MBOT-BOOK

The mBot robot kit is massively popular due to this high quality and low cost. 

LB-00332

Quickly write innovative programs for your micro: bit--no experience necessary 

LB-00333

Scratch is the wildly popular educational programming language used in millions of homes and schools worldwide to create interactive art, stories, games, simulations, and music videos.With "The Scratch Activity Cards," a colorful 52-card deck, kids work through beginner-friend...

$29.00
LB-1624312721

Computers and electronic technology have gotten so small and portable that they can be woven into the fabric we wear. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and learn technical word meanings as they find out how makers are creating interes...

LB-1506392520

Anyone can create a makerspace. This is the guide to creating a GREAT makerspace. Written by makerspace pioneer Laura Fleming, The Kickstart Guide to Making GREAT Makerspaces is filled with step-by-step, practical ideas that demystify the process of planning and creating a mak...

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Textile Messages focuses on the emerging field of electronic textiles, or e-textiles - computers that can be soft, colourful, approachable, and beautiful. E-textiles are articles of clothing, home furnishings, or architectures that include embedded computational and electr...

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Preschoolers will love tackling these 20 fun, easy-to-follow step-by-step projects as they learn about STEAM topics (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). Topics include symmetry and how light bounces to create reflections with mirror mandalas, diffusion and capil...

LB-00312

littleBits are electronic building blocks with over 60 modules and trillions of combinations. With littleBits, anyone can harness the power of electronics, microcontrollers, and the cloud--regardless of age, gender, technical ability, or educational background. You can combine...

$60.42
SF-BOK-12019

If you’re interested in interactive toys, smart accessories, or light-up fashions, this book is for you! Sew Electric is a set of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and...

AF-2274

No, this book doesn't have 472 pages of raspberry fruit pie recipes.  But it does teach you basic principles to help you use your Raspberry Pi with new, developing technologies.  It's a great addition to the Getting Started with Raspberry Pi book and is an excellent next step ...

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Help Rapunzel escape from her high tower using a zip wire and a bit of gravity or work out how science and technology can help Little Red Riding Hood fix that wolf once and for all! THis fun and quirky approach takes stories that young readers already know and love, but with t...

SF-BOK-09613

Create your own Arduino-based designs, gain in-depth knowledge of the architecture of Arduino, and learn the user-friendly Arduino language all in the context of practical projects that you can build yourself at home. Get hands-on experience using a variety of projects and rec...

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Tap into the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovative projects! The Internet of Things:Do-It-Yourself at Home Projects for Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black gets you started working with the most popular processing platforms and wireless communication technologies...

LB-RPI3-QUICKSTART

The guide has information how to set the localisation for Australia, how to configure NOOBs and even includes a Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO header chart.

LB-RPI3-GPIO-REFERENCE

SF-BOK-13840

What can you do with the Raspberry Pi, the affordable computer the size of a credit card? All sorts of things! If you’re learning how to program—or looking to build new electronic parts—“Getting Started with Raspberry Pi” will show you just how valuable that flexible little pl...

LB-MER

Conventional education is struggling to provide the learning environment necessary to help raise the future innovators, problem solvers, and entrepreneurs that advanced societies need. While efforts to transform education in that direction are underway, they are too slow and n...

AF-1745

Coding for kids is cool with Raspberry Pi and this elementary guide!

LB-00281

An easy to follow book with line by line explanations and plenty of examples and exercises to practice.

AF-2374

Have you ever wanted comprehensive information on a diverse amount of subjects in a pocket sized, well-organized format...and not had a cell phone signal or internet connection?

SF-BOK-12730

With more than 60 practical and creative hacks, this book helps you turn Raspberry Pi into the centerpiece of some cool electronics projects. Want to create a controller for a camera or a robot? Set up Linux distributions for media centers or PBX phone systems? That’s just the...

SF-BOK-14270

The full-color LilyPad Sewable Electronics Kit Guidebook contains step-by-step instructions for creating four interactive projects from the materials contained in the kit. Examples and circuits are provided and explained. The manual also includes a glossary and troubleshooting...

LB-00248

Mike Tooley's book will show you how the micro:bit can be used in a wide range of applications from simpe domestic gadgets to more complex control systems such as those used for lighting, central heating and security applications.  Using Microsoft Code Blocks, the book provide...

AF-1053

The Raspberry Pi User Guide, 4th Edition by Eben Upton and Gareth Halfacree contains everything the reader needs to know to get up and running on the Raspberry Pi.

TB-BM2440

This book is a wealth of information, ideal for hobbyist or anybody interested in winding their own transformers. After the introduction the book covers attributes of coils/transformers, mutual inductance, reactance, resonance, impedance, coil selectivity. It then goes on to t...

LB-00334

This book was written for educators who want to incorporate drones into their curriculum but have no idea where to start. It will cover all that you need to need to know to get off of the ground with a drone program in your school. It covers such basic but important informatio...

LB-00338

Sphero is a robotic ball that can be controlled using a tablet or smartphone. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including...

LB-00313

The go-to guide to getting started with the BBC micro:bit and exploring all of its amazing capabilities.

TB-BM2430

BY M C Sharma. The 741 OP amp IC is very inexpensive yet is comparable to the best in respect of versatility and superb performance. We can't list every one of the 41 kits but here are a few examples: inverting and non-inverting AC and DC amps, X'tal, magnetic, guitar, telepho...

TB-BM2466

The 555 Timer IC is probably the most used IC in the world. It will give an accurate timing range of micro seconds to hours. This book describes the functions and operation of the 555, then explains 21 projects to build using the IC. Some of these include photo timer, touch pl...