Posts tagged with “contest”

DonorsChoose.Org Contest Winner! December 3, 2015

Last month, we encouraged our educators to post a project on DonorsChoose.org. If you don’t already know it, it’s a simple fundraising platform that provides educators with an easy way to get supplies for your classroom, library or makerspace. We challenged them to come up with an awesome, amazing, inspirational classroom project or lesson plan […]

Hack Your Backpack Winner! October 1, 2015

Thanks to all of the #HackPack inventors who participated in this year’s Hack Your Backpack back to school challenge. Over 50 backpacks were submitted to the littleBits project page, including ones that automatically unzipped, glowed in the dark, played music and even flashed #IStandWithAhmed and #ILoveCats on LED matrixes. The judges have made their decision and it’s time to announce the winner […]

Two free ways to get littleBits in your classroom or makerspace September 17, 2015

At littleBits, our mission is to inspire the next generation of inventors by providing a 21st-century learning tool at the intersection of STEM/STEAM and the Maker Movement, and get it into the hands of as many educators as possible. And what better way to get it into your hands than by giving away a $2000 […]

ShapeBits Winner June 11, 2015

Thanks to our #ShapeBits contest finalists, parachutes are being deployed from water rockets, public bathroom time is musically pleasant, feelings are being directly communicated between besties, and we’re all brushing our teeth for the recommended 2 minutes.  Isn’t technology awesome!?     Now the decisive moment is here.  The judges have selected as the winner, […]

Finalists Announced for Smarter Than Your Home Contest April 20, 2015

Entries from six contestants have been selected for the finalist phase of the #shapebits contest, co-sponsored by littleBits and Shapeways.  Check out the idea phase entries that will move forward to the finalist phase:   Water Rocket Parachute Deploy System by Leo Rolph This is a gravity release system whereby a servo will deploy a […]

This Week in Community: Synth Edition April 17, 2015

For this week’s recap we decided to focus on some of our community’s talented synth fiends, audio snobs & musicians.   Meet Maria     For this week’s Meet the Maker feature we interviewed Maria Molinero, artist/designer/musician/Doctor Who fanatic. “My maker superpower is fiddling with buttons, even when I don’t quite know what they do. Quite […]

This Week in Community: Coffee, Carrots & Custom Synths April 10, 2015

The Pune RudeFood Makerspark RudeFoodMakeathon from makerspark on Vimeo. Inspired by the products of Ludus Ludi and the natural installations of Andy Goldsworthy, the makers at our Pune, India Global Chapter Makerspark wanted to explore new ways to visualize 3D designs using food. They call it Pune RudeFood. Milind Sonavane, Chapter Leader: Basically, we have […]

JOIN OUR HALLOWEEN CONTEST #TRICKSWITHBITS October 2, 2014

It’s Halloween season bit’sters, every maker’s favorite holiday! Throughout the month of October we will be sharing all kinds of DIY tips and tricks on how to make geeky costumes, haunted hacks and groovy decorations. To celebrate we are launching a very special contest. JOIN THE #TRICKSWITHBITS CONTEST Share with us your Halloween hacks under […]

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