Kits Initiative

Public Lab works to "level the data playing field,” making it possible for people to issue rigorously collected, high-quality, local environmental datasets for use alongside government data for verification and advocacy. We do this by building curriculum, hardware, and software; providing space for research and development; and bringing tools to maturity, making them field ready. The Kits Initiative is part of this effort.

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Building BabyLegs (surface water trawl)

by maxliboiron 2 days ago | 0 | 49 | 1

A PDF of these instructions is available here: [BabyLegs_Build___Use_Guide-SM.pdf](/i/25727....

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Community Microscope-- THANK YOU

by bronwen 20 days ago | 1 | 127 | 1

Thanks to the 357 supporters of our recent Kickstarter campaign, the Community Microscope will so...

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Water Quality Testing At Turkey Creek

by Delaney 3 months ago | 4 | 210 | 3

We returned to the Boys and Girls Club in Gulfport, Mississippi on May 1st to workshop water qua...

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Testing a cheap webcam with Infragram - spoiler alert: nope

by warren 3 months ago | 0 | 174 | 0

We've started shipping some really cheap new webcams with our introductory kits -- the imagery is...

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Hand-cut or lasercut a simple DIY microscope stage

by warren 3 months ago | 1 | 201 | 1

We're working on simpler and cheaper ways to make good DIY microscopes, working from this @partsa...

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LaMotte and Earth Force low cost Water Monitoring kit

by stevie 3 months ago | 0 | 284 | 3

We've been working with the Boys and Girls club in Gulfport, Mississippi with the Steps coalition...

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Build a papercraft spectrometer for your phone -- version 2.0

by warren 8 months ago | 1 | 10,093 | 6

After a few years, we're returning to one of our oldest kits to update and improve it, building o...

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Public Lab nonprofit internship posting: Environmental Kit Prototyping Intern

by Delaney 5 months ago | 0 | 236 | 1

Project location: Providence, Rhode Island Proposed start/end date: June 4 - August 12, ...

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Community Kits Prerequisites Checklist

by bronwen 6 months ago | 16 | 252 | 4

Are you thinking about developing kits with Public Lab through our Community Kits initiative? Thi...

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Pre-order the community written Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

by warren 6 months ago | 3 | 222 | 2

This 3.5 x 5.5 inch illustrated booklet was printed at the AS220 community print shop by Jacque B...

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Paper spectrometer for phone: modification for hard-to-peel cd roms

by Harristotle New Contributor 6 months ago | 1 | 564 | 1

Nice instructions. On my old cdrom, it was impossible just to scratch and peel. The solution ...

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Spectrometer

by rmaltzman New Contributor 7 months ago | 2 | 925 | 2

Just followed the instructions - and it worked, first try!![image description](https://publiclab....

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Introducing a Lego Spectrometer

by warren 7 months ago | 0 | 1,114 | 2

We've been making and distributing [Do-It-Yourself spectrometers](http://store.publiclab.org/coll...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: December 2017

by Delaney 7 months ago | 0 | 212 | 0

We send this out monthly to your inboxes in addition to sharing it on [publiclab.org](http://pu...

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Kits Initiative 2017 Wrap Up!

by bronwen 7 months ago | 0 | 242 | 1

2017 was an exciting year for Public Lab Kits Initiative. We welcomed new team members said g...

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Develop Community Kits with Public Lab!

by bronwen 8 months ago | 0 | 397 | 1

**The Kits Initiative is opening our doors to projects from around the world by launching a Commu...

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Public Lab Community Newsletter: October 2017

by Delaney 9 months ago | 0 | 224 | 1

We send this out monthly to your inboxes in addition to sharing it on [publiclab.org](http://pu...

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Kits are on the move!

by bronwen 11 months ago | 1 | 256 | 1

Our kits are on the move! Those of you on our mailing lists may have already heard, but in case y...

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Balloon Kits in the Wild!

by bronwen about 1 year ago | 3 | 226 | 1

We're putting out a call for photos, videos, sketches, fax printouts, clay impressions: any kind ...

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Laser-cut the Desktop Spectrometry Kit v3 box

by warren over 1 year ago | 8 | 801 | 2

In doing some tests with the [Desktop Spectrometry Kit 3.0](https://publiclab.org/wiki/desktop-sp...

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Stress-testing the Desktop Spectrometry Starter Kit

by warren almost 2 years ago | 0 | 773 | 0

At Wednesday's [Open Hardware Documentation Night][1], hosted by Parts & Crafts, @wmacfarl and I ...

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Constructing a Desktop Spectrometer with no Wood, and no Velcro

by abdul almost 2 years ago | 11 | 1,668 | 4

I was able to construct a DSK using no additional parts, and without using the wooden block, w...

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Great introductory packaging

by warren about 2 years ago | 2 | 1,593 | 2

I recently saw a Photon Particle, a kind of WiFi enabled Arduino that...

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Public Lab job posting: Inventory and Shipping Coordinator

by klie over 2 years ago | 0 | 1,643 | 2

Start Date: Mid-Late February 2016 Location: Portland, OR Terms: 20-25 h...

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