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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Update Breaks Outlook 2013 Folder Pane

The September 11 updates to Office 2013 caused the Folder Pane in Outlook to disappear.  Use the link below to find out how to repair the issue. http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2013/09/11/outlook-folder-pane-disappears-after-installing-september-2013-public-update.aspx?Redirected=true

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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