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DIY Gamer Kit (with Arduino)

Build your own handheld games console and learn to code your own games.

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Solar Swarm with Petchey Academy

Solar Swarm with Petchey Academy We ran a series of mini workshops over a space of 3 months at Petchey Academy in Hackney. This was in order to build the Solar Swarm, a solar powered light installation created by the Year 8 pupils at Petchey Academy. The swarm of ‘fireflies’ (micro-controller, LED lights), were connected together …

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Imagine Time Machine for Southbank Imagine Children Festival

Imagine Time Machine for Southbank Imagine Children Festival Designed by Technology Will Save Us and Hirsch & Mann, with the help of young people, for the Imagine Children’s Festival, the Time Machine is an interactive installation that celebrates creativity and technology. You draw your destination by pressing the buttons, this is then beamed up on …

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DIY Synth Kit

Create your own electronic music by building your very own synthesiser.

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DIY Electro Dough Education Box

Make teaching circuitry fun with electronic dough, encourage creativity in the classroom and create crazy structures, then light them up …

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DIY Bike Speaker

It’s finally getting warmer! To celebrate the wonderful weather we’ve created the DIY Bike Speaker. Using our DIY Speaker Kit and …

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Flappy Bird for DIY Gamer Kit

Flappy Bird for DIY Gamer Kit If you’re missing Flappy Bird, you can play our updated version for your DIY Gamer …

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How to solder the DIY Instrument Kit

Alex will guide you through the soldering process for our DIY Instrument Kit.

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Introducing Arduino: A little programming & electronics… a lot of pleasure

Introducing Arduino: A little programming & electronics… a lot of pleasure Saturday 29th March 2014, 10am – 5pm  TWSU HQ, …

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DIY Gamer Education Box

Inspire your class in STEAM with a hand-held games console that they solder together and design and code their own …

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How To: DIY Thirsty Plant Kit

How To: DIY Thirsty Plant Kit

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Build your own DIY Speakers out of their cardboard box

You can build our DIY Speakers Kit using the box it comes in, here’s how! Step 1: Everything you need …

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Ash’s Adventures with Electro Dough

Ash, our youngest collaborator, had a great time with our Electro Dough Kit. Watch Ash’s adventures here:   DIY Electro …

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DIY Synth Education Box

Inspire your class to create funky electronic music, whilst learning about electronics, by building an electronic synthesiser together.

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DIY Instrument: Solder your own light to sound musical instrument

DIY Instrument: Solder your own light to sound musical instrument Wednesday 26th March 2014, 7pm – 9pm Rough Trade East The DIY Instrument workshop introduces you to the wonderful hands on world of DIY technology, whilst making an awesome light to sound musical instrument. Join a group of like minded soon to be tinkerers, hackers and …

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Family DIY Mini Synth Kit Workshop

Family DIY Mini Synth Kit Workshop Saturday, 3rd May 2014 from 10:00 to 13:00 Limewharf, Hackney Do you love sound? …

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Prince’s Trust Fairbridge Workshop

We ran a pilot DIY Gamer workshop with six young people currently on the Prince’s Trust Fairbridge Programme at the Kennington Centre. It was awesome! None of the young people had used a soldering iron before, but with the help of our TWSU experts they were pros in no time! They really enjoyed the soldering …

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Chisenhale School DIY Thirsty Plant Kit Enrichment Day

Chisenhale School Enrichment Day We ran a great DIY Thirsty Plant Kit Enrichment Day with Year 4 at Chisenhale School. …

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DIY Gamer Kit: Play, Code and Invent your own animations and games

DIY Gamer Kit: Play, Code and Invent your own animations and games Wednesday, 28th May 2014 from 19:00 to 21:00, …

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DIY Instrument Kit

Make your own light to sound musical instrument. Learn how to solder then customise it with acrylic accessories to make …

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