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Rotating Rocket Ship Update

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A group of children were researching projects on the Little Bits Website and came across something that piqued their interest. The children watched a video of the project rotating and were inspired to recreate it. However, before we even got started, we had two big problems to overcome: Continue reading

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Little Bits Light Bridge

Three children paired up for our latest Little Bits project. While they were researching the Little Bits website, an image of a bridge with lights captivated their interest. They immediately began brainstorming and planning to recreate this 3D model. What followed was a rich, child-lead, interactive learning experience.

First, the children created their own template of the bridge out of cardboard and frequently referred to the website directions to understand the functions of the electronic modules. Continue reading

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