A Maker’s Approach to Lab Experiments

Arduino setup for studying the Seebeck Effect

Purpose of Lab Change The purpose of making this change to the Thermoelectric lab was to add a little bit of programming, electronics design, and micorcomupting experience to a traditionally manual lab.  In adding this change, student engagement also improved. The Old Approach The traditional approach to this lab involved …

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UPDATED: Adonit Jot Pro Capacitive Pen for Touchscreens

I found a great capacitive pen that can be used with the various touch enabled devices like the iPad, Windows 8 Touchscreens, and Android devices.  It is called the Adonit Jot (http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=adonit+jot&tag=mh0b-20&index=aps&hvadid=865074282&ref=pd_sl_1nu6dw1ap9_e  ).  There are models ranging in price from ~$19 – ~$89.  The higher end model has Bluetooth and …

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