Full Course Curriculum

Introduction 2 Design: High School

Implement a semester or year-long electronics engineering course for your high school. The 18 week course contains lectures, workshops and design projects that will introduce students to key engineering skills including electrical, mechanical and software design using Arduino. Over the course of the semester, students will also develop written and oral communication, teamwork and project management skills. Hosted in Schoology, the SparkFun Introduction to Design course includes instructor resources such as a syllabus, course calendar, product lists and advice to help the instructor teach the course.

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micro:bit

14 week Introduction to Computer Science

Designed by Microsoft for middle school classes. It’s great for both experienced and novice computer science teachers alike. The 12 lessons in the course each include both unplugged activities designed to demonstrate concepts and hands-on activities using micro:bit to reinforce the lessons learned.

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Quarter-Long micro:bit Curriculum

In conjunction with SparkFun, Adams 12 Five Star School District in Adams County, Colorado created an 8 week long curriculum for seventh grade around the SparkFun micro:bit Educator Lab Pack. This two unit, 14 part curriculum covers the basics of physical computing with the micro:bit and dives into designing and developing an electronics project.

UNIT 1 - Digging into Design & Development  UNIT 2 - Working Together: Hardware & Software


Instructional Resources

At SparkFun, we pride ourselves on creating high-quality, open source resources to help you integrate electronics in to the classroom including getting started guides, cheatsheets, tutorials and tips for going further. Below, you will find a selection of our best resources for education. No matter where you are on your electronics journey, you’ll find something to help.

Product Focused

Coding

General Skills

Electronic Concept Posters

Give your classroom walls a fun and informative update. This three part series includes a graphic breakdown of Ohm’s Law, AC vs DC, and Analog and Digital Signals. Each poster is high-resolution and ready to print out up to 24" x 36".

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Project Ideas

Teach Engineering Logo

Find standard aligned project ideas that can be used to make math and science come alive in any classroom. Activities can be searched by type, subject area, grade level, time requirements and more.

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Find standard aligned project ideas that can be used to make math and science come alive in any classroom. Activities can be searched by type, subject area, grade level, time requirements and more.

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