InventorSpace by SparkFun is a freeonline community where educators can find, create, and share electronics and computer science-based projects. InventorSpace Projects are standards-aligned and come with instructions and simple code. Teachers can assign projects and create assessment questions to measure learning throughout the project. A Project Gallery displays products created by educators and SparkFunEDU.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is offering a freeonline course on how to operate drones. “Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Concepts for New Users” lasts two weeks and is expected to take about four hours of work each week.
Google’s eighth annual Code-inchallenge calls on students aged 13–17 to complete coding tasks on open source projects, with the aim of exposing teenagers to open source software development. To date, some 4,500 students have participated in the Google Code-in challenge, completing more than 23,000 tasks.