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December 2014 Learn More Links

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Links from the bottom of all the December 2014/January 2015 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Erase All Kittens, The Foos, Tynker, and Run Marco!

https://www.kidscodecs.com/eak-the-foos-tynker-run-marco/

Run Marco!

http://www.allcancode.com/
http://marco.allcancode.com/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/run-marco!/id919554969
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.allcancode.runmarco

The Foos!

http://thefoos.com/
http://thefoos.com/play/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/foos-code-for-hour-edition/id923441570?mt=8&uo=4
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.codespark.thefoos
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P8G5DDU/ref=mas_pm_the_foos_code_hour

Erase All Kittens

http://www.eraseallkittens.com

Tynker

http://www.tynker.com/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tynker-learn-programming-visual/id805869467

Programming Languages for Education

Even more ways to learn programming by playing games and creating things online.
https://www.kidscodecs.com/resources/programming/education/

MaKey MaKey Projects

https://www.kidscodecs.com/makey-makey-projects/

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MaKey MaKey

http://makeymakey.com
http://makeymakey.com/gallery/
http://makeymakey.com/howto.php
http://makeymakey.com/buy.php

Sparkfun MaKey MaKey Guide

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/makey-makey-quickstart-guide

21 Everyday objects you can hack, from a bacon sandwich to a pencil to your cat

http://blog.ted.com/2013/05/16/21-everyday-objects-you-can-hack-from-a-bacon-sandwich-to-a-pencil-to-your-cat/

How Does MaKey MaKey Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfQqh7iCcOU

MaKey MaKey Music Examples

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkPt9MYqDW0

A Basic Giggle Circuit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsUFC75Q8CQ

Sketch It, Play It!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWf6EnCP6vo

The Screaming Carrot

http://youtu.be/o4iTQ7lr2W0

The Wilhelm Scream

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_scream
https://archive.org/details/WilhelmScreamSample
http://mentalfloss.com/article/60236/where-did-wilhelm-scream-come-and-why-do-so-many-filmmakers-use-it

Building a Cloud Server Using a Makey Makey and Bacon

http://youtu.be/HwC424A7BH0?list=PLhtDFTmYm0r28s8ON8PjhOvF5jTDfSFO8

Meet The Talking Drink Up Fountain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl_0BfPlJYc
http://www.yesyesno.com/drink-up-fountain/
http://www.yesyesno.com/talks/

Scratch and MaKey MaKey

http://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/How_to_Connect_to_the_Physical_World
http://scratch.mit.edu/studios/223260/

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Project Spark

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Project Spark

http://www.projectspark.com
https://www.facebook.com/joinprojectspark
https://twitter.com/proj_spark
http://www.projectspark.com/#community
https://www.youtube.com/user/JoinProjectSpark

Project Spark Downloads

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/735aaf10-e354-4645-9cb4-c9f2fc391ec5
https://store.xbox.com/en-US/Xbox-One/Games/Project-Spark/4c48886c-2de2-48b8-8ec3-4f87424b2ff5

mescad Project Spark Tutorials

https://www.youtube.com/user/mescad

Project Spark Reviews

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/10/07/project-spark-review
http://www.metacritic.com/game/xbox-one/project-spark

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Build a Raspberry Pi Game

https://www.kidscodecs.com/build-raspberry-pi-board-game/

Raspberry Pi Boardgame on Github

https://github.com/lesp/RaspberryPi_Boardgame

Build a board game with the Raspberry Pi B+ on Element14

http://www.element14.com/community/community/raspberry-pi/raspberrypi_projects/blog/2014/09/21/build-a-board-game-with-the-raspberry-pi-b

Element14

http://www.element14.com/
http://www.element14.com/community/community/

Game Board to Print Out

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lesp/RaspberryPi_Boardgame/master/Board/board.png

Raspberry Pi Model B+

http://www.element14.com/community/view-product.jspa?fsku=2431426&nsku=68X0155&COM=noscript

Breadboard

http://www.element14.com/community/view-product.jspa?fsku=2295701&nsku=15R8319&COM=noscript

10 x Reed Switches

http://www.element14.com/community/view-product.jspa?fsku=2409191&nsku=62X0734&COM=noscript

6 x 82 ohm Resistors

http://www.element14.com/community/view-product.jspa?fsku=2329555&nsku=95W5774&COM=noscript

1 x Button

http://www.element14.com/community/view-product.jspa?fsku=1638335&nsku=12P7703&COM=noscript

Build a Website with Squarespace

https://www.kidscodecs.com/build-website-with-squarespace/

Squarespace

http://www.squarespace.com

What Is ubermix?

https://www.kidscodecs.com/what-is-ubermix/

ubermix

http://ubermix.org/about.html
http://blog.ubermix.org/
http://ubermix.org/history.html

ubermix and the Digital Divide

http://opensource.com/life/13/2/kramden-institute-ubermix-digital-divide

Empowering Teachers and Educators the Open Source Way

http://opensource.com/education/13/3/ubermix-linux

Linux on Netbooks

http://community.saugususd.org/swattec/page/1+-+Overview

ubermix on Chromebooks

http://wiki.ubermix.org/page/Ubermix_on_Chromebooks

How to Install ubermix

https://www.kidscodecs.com/how-to-install-ubermix/

ubermix Download Files

http://ubermix.org/files.html

ubermix Installation Instructions

http://ubermix.org/download.html

Basics, Wiki, and Forums

http://ubermix.org
http://ubermix.org/basics.html
http://wiki.ubermix.org/page/Main_Page
http://forums.ubermix.org/

Unix dd Command

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dd_%28Unix%29
http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/dd.html

Wolf, Goat, Cabbage

https://www.kidscodecs.com/logic-puzzles-wolf-goat-cabbage/

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Logic Problems for Kids

http://www.thelogiczone.plus.com/logic_index.htm

The Case of the Stolen Birthday Cake

Wonderful elaborate logic puzzle with handouts.
https://corduroysbutton.wordpress.com/2012/04/18/clue-the-case-of-the-stolen-birthday-cake/
https://corduroysbutton.wordpress.com/tag/deductive-reasoning/

Alcuin’s Puzzles

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/PrintHT/Alcuin_book.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propositiones_ad_Acuendos_Juvenes

A Guide to Puzzle-Based Learning in STEM Subjects

Pages 20 onward have a number of logic puzzles with solutions.
http://web.mat.bham.ac.uk/C.J.Sangwin/Publications/GuideToPuzzleBasedLearningInSTEM.pdf

Recreational Mathematics

This book excerpt has a neat history of math puzzles.
http://www.ams.org/bookstore/pspdf/mbk-63-prev.pdf

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Build a Website with Kirby

https://www.kidscodecs.com/build-website-with-kirby/

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Kirby

http://getkirby.com/
http://getkirby.com/docs/installation
http://getkirby.com/support
http://getkirby.com/forum/
http://getkirby.com/docs/solutions
http://getkirby.com/docs/templates

Kirby Themes

http://getkirby-themes.com/

MAMP

http://www.mamp.info/en/
http://www.mamp.info/en/downloads/

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SketchUp Projects

https://www.kidscodecs.com/sketchup-projects/

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Download Sketchup

http://www.sketchup.com/download

SketchUp

http://www.sketchup.com/
http://www.sketchup.com/learn
http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/95079
http://extensions.sketchup.com/
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22sketchup+tutorial%22
http://vimeo.com/search?q=%22sketchup+tutorial%22

SketchUp for Education K-12

http://www.sketchup.com/3Dfor/k12-education
https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/

SketchUp Video on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/user/SketchUpVideo

SketchUp 3D Warehouse

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/

10 SketchUp Tips Every Modeler Should Know

http://www.mastersketchup.com/10-sketchup-tips/

SketchUp School

https://www.youtube.com/user/4sketchupgo2school
http://www.sketchupschool.com/
http://www.sketchupschool.com/sketchup-tutorials

Master SketchUp

https://www.youtube.com/user/MasterSketchupdotcom
http://www.mastersketchup.com/
https://twitter.com/mastersketchup
https://www.facebook.com/MasterSketchup

Sketchucation

http://sketchucation.com/

SketchUp Plugins

http://sketchupplugins.com/
http://www.sketchupwarehouse.com/

SketchUp Artists

http://www.sketchupartists.org/

3D Printing from SketchUp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPQliNKJKto
http://www.sketchup.com/3Dfor/3D-printing

How to Create and Use 3D Scenes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27pPHd983ws&list=UU50lv4EYY1N1_-B495meX8w

SketchUp for K-12 Education: Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXIjCf8Af-M&index=24&list=UU50lv4EYY1N1_-B495meX8w

How to Create a Vase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PziwoZZSX64
http://www.mastersketchup.com/sketchup-tutorial-how-to-create-a-vase/

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What is 3D Printing?

https://www.kidscodecs.com/what-exactly-is-3d-printing/

Normal

http://nrml.com

3D Printing Definitions

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3D_printing
http://www.3dprinter.net/reference/what-is-3d-printing
http://smallbiztrends.com/2013/05/what-is-3d-printing.html

Ten Practical Things to Make with a 3D Printer

http://www.hackthings.com/ten-practical-things-to-make-with-a-3d-printer/

Quirky

https://www.quirky.com/

Omote-3D

http://www.omote3d.com/concept/index_en.html

AskMen.com Articles

http://www.askmen.com/entertainment/galleries/top-50-things-you-can-make-with-a-3d-printer.html
http://www.askmen.com/news/tech/amazon-3d-printing.html

e-NABLE

http://enablingthefuture.org/

Last Word(s): Open Source Common Core?

The Cathedral and the Bazaar

Eric S. Raymond’s essay (later a book) about how open source software development works in theory and practice.
http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/
http://www.catb.org/esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/
http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596001087.do
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cathedral_and_the_Bazaar

How to Build an Open Source Community

http://oss-watch.ac.uk/resources/howtobuildcommunity

CSTA K-12 Curriculum Standards

The How to Use the CSTA Standards section at bottom lists the group that developed their computer science curriculum.
http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/K12Standards.html

Also In The December 2014 Issue

Erase All Kittens, The Foos, Tynker, and Run Marco!

Here are four online services which teach kids (or anyone) how to code in a fun engaging way.

Build a Raspberry Pi Game

This is a great project for a morning or afternoon. Plus you will have a board game to play when you're done.

SketchUp Projects

These SketchUp projects range from introductory to complex with lots of links to more videos and projects.

MaKey MaKey Projects

MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that connects any object that conducts even a little bit of electricity to make things like banana pianos.

What is ubermix?

ubermix is an operating system and tools schools and individuals can use to give new life to old computers.

Build a Website with Kirby

Kirby is software you can use to create website without the hassle of a database. Plus its easy to install and use.

How to Install ubermix

Here's how to find and install ubermix, an operating system and tools schools and individuals can use to give new life to old computers.

December 2014 News Wire

Interesting stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for November 2014.

December 2014 Learn More Links

Links from the bottom of all the December 2014/January 2015 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.

Wolf, Goat, Cabbage

Logic puzzles help develop reasoning skills useful for programming, computer science, and anything you might do.