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I work with Parts and Crafts, a community workshop and makerspace for kids in Somervilla MA. (www.partsandcrafts.org) We're psyched about using PLOTS tools to help kids better understand their local environment and giving them tools to investigate the world around them.


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Raspberry Pi Microscope: Honeybee Legs

by kgradow1 3 months ago | 0 | 5 | 0

Photos taken with the Hackteria Microscope of a honeybee ...

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Raspberry Pi Microscope: Honeybee Mouth and Legs

by kgradow1 3 months ago | 0 | 189 | 1

Photos taken with the Hackteria Microscope of a honeybee ...

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Microscope build for Barnraising 2017

by kgradow1 10 months ago | 0 | 188 | 1

Will adapted the stage he built last week at the Fab Lab to work with a 40mm objective and the ...

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Flame testing metal salts

by kgradow1 almost 3 years ago | 2 | 4,344 | 8

This demo was conducted as part of a fire science class at Parts and Crafts with elementary an...

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Brainstorm a Family Hackerspace!

by kgradow1 about 4 years ago | 1 | 1,749 | 0

**What: [Brainstorm a family hackerspace!](http://www.eventbee.com/v/partsandcrafts/event?eid...

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Union Square MBTA Mapping

by kgradow1 over 4 years ago | 2 | 3,669 | 2

On Sunday April 6 seven of us met up in Union Square to map the proposed MBTA development site...

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Sunday 4.6.2014 -- Toolshed Raising

by kgradow1 over 4 years ago | 1 | 1,258 | 0

Rain date: Sunday April 6, 12-4pm Meeting place for balloon mapping **Ricky's Flower ...

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Overview: Hackteria Remix: Building a Basic Microscope with Raspberry Pi

by partsandcrafts 9 months ago | 13 | 1,827 | 6

A microscope at its core consists of 4 things being held in place in relationship to each other...

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1. Setting up the Raspberry Pi Camera for Wireless Streaming

by partsandcrafts 9 months ago | 7 | 1,423 | 2

The Raspberry Pi Zero is an ama...

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Prepare an SD card for a Raspberry Pi camera from scratch

by warren 4 months ago | 3 | 350 | 2

In a perfect world, our Raspberry Pi Zero W would hook up to the camera, connect to the wifi, and...

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4. Lighting Your Sample

by partsandcrafts 6 months ago | 1 | 193 | 1

Lighting is conceptually relatively straightforward but extremely important for microscopy. We ...

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2. Attaching Your Raspberry Pi Camera to a Microscope Objective Lens

by partsandcrafts 6 months ago | 12 | 1,231 | 6

For a full overview of this project, go to [Raspberry Pi Microscope Build](https://docs.google....

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6. Looking at Dust (and other things)

by partsandcrafts 6 months ago | 2 | 228 | 3

NOTE: This is the least-well-developed part of the process and is a complicated enough project t...

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5. Testing and Calibrating Your Microscope

by partsandcrafts 6 months ago | 0 | 241 | 2

Our goal is to look at dust particles and attempt to identify them by size and shape. In order ...

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6. Looking at Dust (and other things)

by partsandcrafts 6 months ago | 0 | 4 | 0

This is the least-well-developed part of the process and is a complicated enough project that i...

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3. Building a Basic Microscope Stage

by partsandcrafts 7 months ago | 3 | 332 | 3

The microscope stage holds the optics, the sensor, and the sample together in a fixed geometric...

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Quick Build: Basic Microscope Kit with Raspberry Pi

by partsandcrafts 9 months ago | 13 | 633 | 1

Quick build instructions for [Hackteria Remix Raspberry Pi Microscope](https://publiclab.org/note...

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How much are Coqui measurements affected by hot/cold water?

by warren almost 4 years ago | 14 | 3,674 | 4

Some people don't drink water from the hot tap, because its sat in pipes and has more heavy me...

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Open Hour on Water Quality, Monday July 21, 8pm

by donblair about 4 years ago | 2 | 1,423 | 0

Hey Folks! Tonight, July 21st, at 8 PM It's a Google Hangout -- so, everywhere! ...

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What are good ways to capture outputs and notes at events?

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stevie asked about 8 months ago

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Where can microscope lenses (objectives) be bought?

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warren asked about 8 months ago

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Has anyone used a RasPi camera in a DIY microscope?

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bmela asked about 11 months ago

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Result of flame test of Aluminium strip

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Baishali asked about 11 months ago

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What rocks are native to Salisbury, VT?

kgradow1 asked about 11 months ago

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How big are smoke particles, in microns?

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warren asked about 12 months ago

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