Toolkit for Teachers

All of the tools on these pages are available to borrow for a few days, a few weeks, or as required to implement your project. If you're not sure how these tools can be used in your class, let us know--we would be happy to help you develop a project or lesson. Also, ask your peers! Post a leaf and get a feel for how our other members have used these tools.

Please note that mobile devices may require a special request form for a pilot project. Please inquire.

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The Digital Multimeters measure electricity, primarily as current, voltage, or resistance. With almost no learning curve, measuring the output of...

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HyperDuino is an incredible concept that was created by Roger Wagner (writer of the original Apple II documentation!). HyperDuino kits allow...

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The HyperDuino Mini-Makerspace Class Parts Set contains everything you need to bring the HyperDuino Basic Starter Kits to a whole classroom full...

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The HyperDuino Motor and Servo Set adds the element of controlled movement to your projects. Flip a switch, drive a car, raise a flag--anything...

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Ozobots are a great way to engage students and bring robotics and coding into the classroom curriculum. Ozobots are codable with commands using...

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The Snap Circuit Alternative Kit comes with various parts that demonstrates the process of how renewable energy is generated. The kit is easily...

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Snap Circuits Jr is ideal kit for students on the path to understanding electricity. Similary to the rest of the Snap Circuits resources we have,...

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Snap Circuits Motion Detector Kit is ideal for students to learn motion detecting in 6 different circuit projects (included):
- Siren Motion...

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Explore the basics of solar power with the Junior Solar Sprint Solar Panel. Students investigate the energy produced by solar panels in response...

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This is our little round friend, Sphero. Sphero is a robot that you can program to complete tasks, travel around to exotic locations, and even...

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littleBits are just what they sound like! Little bits of technology that can be attached together to make just about any electronics-based maker...

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The Alta II Reflectance Spectrometer is a sensor capable of quantifying color by light reflectance. Student can create graphs of reflectance...

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Solar, wind, wave, and other sources of energy fluctuate throughout the day. Bioenergy can be a solution to this problem. With this kit, explore...

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Measure surface temperatures with this infrared thermometer. Includes a built-in laser pointer, adjustable high alarm, two AAA batteries, soft...

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This Fuel Cell Car Kit lets you compare the difference between using a battery, solar panel, and fuel cell to power a small car. The fuel cell...

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This stand-alone demonstration kit is a great way to introduce the different types of renewable energy including fuel cell technology, solar, wind...

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Water surrounds us everywhere here in Hawai'i in the streams and oceans. Use this kit to explore how water is used as a source of energy to...

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The Kill-A-Watt power meter measures and records appliance power consumption. Calculates power cost base on local power companies price per...

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Bring to life the Doppler Effect concept with a simple and fun Doppler Rocket activity. Students will hear the change in pitch as the Doppler...

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Explore solar, wind, and fuel cell energy harnessing technologies. Includes a wind turbine with multiple blade designs, reversible fuel cell...

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The Pasco PS-2148 Infrared Sensor measures light wavelengths from 580 to 40,000 nanometers.

This sensor mimics the wavelength sensitivity of our eyes and displays measurement of illuminance in lux. Put a measurement to what we see with...

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The Pasco Wireless Spectrometer is a sensor used for introductory spectroscopy experiments. The Bluetooth and USB connectivity enable it to be...

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Check out this book for ideas on how to incorporate sensor technology to enhance earth science lessons. Comes with teacher guides, student...

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Check out this book for ideas on how to incorporate sensor technology to enhance physical science lessons. Comes with teacher guides, student...

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Experiment with various hands-on activities to teach Newton's 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Laws of Motion. Kit includes force & motion sensors,...

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This system is easy to use and includes a variety of safety features that make it suitable for beginning labs. Mount any of the 8 different...

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The Pasco PS-2149 Ultraviolet Light Sensor measure the UVA band (315 - 400 nanometers) and the visible spectrum.

With the PITSCO Structure testing machine students are capable to up to 800 pounds of force to structures including balsa wood or basswood towers...

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The Light Sensor approximates the human eye in spectral response. Use it for inverse square law experiments or for studying polarizers,...

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The Watts Up power meter measures the power consumption of any device over a period of time. The data can be accessed from the device in real-time...

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1st Generation Wave Tank designed by and fabricated by a former UHM mechanical engineeer student in colaboration with middle school teachers. The...

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