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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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Microscope build for Barnraising 2017

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Flame testing metal salts

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Brainstorm a Family Hackerspace!

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Union Square MBTA Mapping

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Sunday 4.6.2014 -- Toolshed Raising

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

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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

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The Raspberry Pi Zero is an ama...

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Prepare an SD card for a Raspberry Pi camera from scratch

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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 about 1 year ago | 2 | 289 | 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

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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)

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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

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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)

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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 about 1 year ago | 3 | 497 | 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

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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 over 4 years ago | 16 | 3,729 | 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

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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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Where can microscope lenses (objectives) be bought?

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What's one thing that could be better for newcomers about the Public Lab website?

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How to best write a debrief of a session at Barnraising?

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What sessions would people like to have at the 2017 Barnraising?

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Has anyone used a RasPi camera in a DIY microscope?

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Result of flame test of Aluminium strip

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What rocks are native to Salisbury, VT?

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How big are smoke particles, in microns?

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