Today we are beyond excited to announce the launch of the littleBits STEAM Student Set, a powerful toolbox for invention-based learning that is easy to teach and fun to use.
Today we are beyond excited to announce the launch of the littleBits STEAM Student Set, a powerful toolbox for invention-based learning that is easy to teach and fun to use.
As the littleBits Global Chapters program grows and our School Chapters program launches, it’s important to highlight the unique spaces hosting events around the world. For this series, we’ve interview four Chapter leaders (from different types of spaces) and encouraged them to share their experience with us. Welcome to Rolling Robots. Please describe your retail […]
We want to give a special shoutout to everyone who participated in February’s Animatronics Challenge! We saw a full-spectrum of electronic creatures and characters, including Minions, a dancing ballerina, Kung-Fu panda, Snoopy, peacock, crocodile, automatic drum beater, Poseidon, a coffee mate box singing Adele and Donald Trump. We’d also like to give a special thanks to Joey […]
On Wednesday, February 24 two strangers infiltrated a storefront covered in capes and lined with books. They passed through a secret door and entered a back room filled with…readers! This is just an ordinary day at 826NYC, better known to some as the Brooklyn Superhero Supply store. Part of a national network founded by author Dave […]
You know you’ve had it. The moment when an object breaks or doesn’t do what you want it to and you think to yourself, “I could make this better for myself….or the world! (cue ominous laughter).” But no, really: you can. In this month’s challenge, we want you to invent a product that makes […]
We’re excited to announce that littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir will keynote on March 8th at SXSWedu! In conversation with Education Week editor Sean Cavanagh, Ayah will discuss the role of Maker Education and how it is supercharging STEM and STEAM learning in classrooms, libraries and makerspaces.
Ayah will be making a BIG announcement about littleBits, so tune in! Or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.
As the littleBits Global Chapters program grows and our School Chapters program launches, it’s important to highlight the unique spaces hosting events around the world. For this series, we’ve interview four Chapter leaders (from different types of venues) and encouraged them to share their experience with us. Welcome to MacInspires. Please describe your space and […]
As the littleBits Global Chapters program grows and our School Chapters program launches, it’s important to highlight the unique spaces hosting events around the world. For this series, we’ve interview four Chapter leaders (from different types of spaces) and encouraged them to share their experience with us. Please describe your library makerspace and what […]
littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir was profiled in the Wall Street Journal today! The interview touched on the littleBits mission, gender-neutral marketing, and how we can get more girls into technology.
On Saturday, February 6 strange things started happening at littleBits HQ. Creepers jumped out from every dark corner. Dozens of houses sprang up in the lounge. Flashing lights filled the room. Big scary cats were tamed by young girls. If you guessed Minecraft had something to do with this, you’d be right. We partnered with […]
As the littleBits Global Chapters program grows and our School Chapters program launches, it’s important to highlight the unique spaces hosting events around the world. For this series, we’ve interview four Chapter leaders (from different types of spaces) and encouraged them to share their experience with us. Welcome to CREATE @ Arizona Science Center. Please describe […]
In 2007, Johnny Long started Hackers for Charity, a nonprofit organization in Jinja, Uganda that provides technology and skills training to Ugandans as well as a platform for hackers and technologists to get involved in life-changing work all over the globe. Last year, Johnny shared his story of teaching basic electronics to former street kids using […]
Greensboro has seen an influx of refugees from around the world in the last few decades; it is home to the third largest refugee population of any U.S city, with North Carolina ranking fifth in refugee population out of all fifty states. Education is where many refugee youth are hardest hit. Between 2002 and 2011, the […]
BristleBall Need help making your prediction for who’s gonna win? How about a quick game of BristleBall, a miniature electric football game made with littleBits. Strategically position the vibration motor via the vibeSnap on the playing surface, press the button, and watch your players run a variety of improvised plays as they glide around on toothbrush bristles. […]
EDF Energy wants to inspire the next generation of female engineers. Their R&D team designed and launched littleBits workshops in the UK to teach girls about electricity and renewable energy. Groups of girls aged 11-16 were challenged to design products for a Smart Bedroom using littleBits, coupled with coding activities, access to 3D printers […]
We couldn’t wait until Halloween to share this amazing video of second graders in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey creating their own spooky decorations. Mrs. Jaclyn Passanante said, “Some are moving; some are lighting up; and they’re all amazing.” We couldn’t agree more!
Here is a secret you might have already known about us: it consumes our lunch conversation and takes over our Wednesday nights. Some of us are game designers, some of us are game journalists, and most of us are avid gamers. And we don’t discriminate – video games, table-top, RPGs, board games, card games – […]
Kids of Kathmandu is a NY-based not-for-profit working with local organizations in Nepal to rebuild 52 public schools serving 10,000 kids in the areas hit hardest by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. littleBits donated several kits to encourage experimentation and collaboration among the students. “Color coding was first thing for kids to […]
Vi is a music device designed by UK-based product designer Dimitri Hadjichristou that allows deaf children to experience music in a way that encompasses both tactile and visual music interaction. Using a cheap speaker and a littleBits Synth Kit, Vi prompts the user to stick together its Lego-like components to create sounds, the sounds then vibrate […]
We’ve compiled a few tips and resources to help you create the coolest, most unique animatronic puppet ever for our #AnimatronicsChallenge. Have more ideas? Maybe some questions? Want some feedback on your invention? Tell us about them here! Need specific help with an issue or problem? Ask an expert community member here. Give your character […]
Come one, come all to witness this extraordinary, life-defying, awe-inspiring, battery-powered menagerie of animatronic creatures! From February 1-29, we challenge you to invent an electronic creature or character using littleBits, then film it in action. We want to see you design a creature that mimics life, a character that has personality. Does it flutter it’s […]
The Good Shepherd Orphanage (GSO) is a non-profit based in Haiti that is home to 35 orphaned children, ranging in age from 6 to 20 years old. After noticing that many of the kids have an interest in electronic and computers, GSO reached out to littleBits for support in bringing littleBits to Haiti. Donated littleBits […]
This Martin Luther King Jr Day, littleBits, Microsoft, and theli.st joined forces to invent for impact. Inspired by Dr. King’s focus on service, community, and social change, we challenged participating families to design an object that helps someone else or brings people together. Here’s what a few of them came up with: This mother-daughter duo […]
As piercing gusts of wind are about to cover the streets with fresh snow and the majority of us on the eastern seaboard are staying in during the blizzard. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to gather the family and make some blizzard-themed projects that help you monitor the weather as well as stay entertained. […]
We got ALL the feels when we saw this epic video produced by the folks at Greenwich Country Day School. Build Something Awesome from Greenwich Country Day School on Vimeo.
Meet Patrick Benfield. After graduating from Texas State University in 2006, Patrick began his career as a classroom teacher at an Austin-area public school district. He spent the next several years exploring ways of integrating science, math, and the arts in an effort to create authentic learning experiences for his students. His “discovery” of the […]
Students at the Marymount School in New York proudly displayed their littleBits inventions for the television show It Ain’t Rocket Science, part of the Connect a Million Minds initiative from Time Warner. Watch the clip below. And view the full episode on the Connect a Million Minds website.
We were recently made aware that some customers were finding it difficult snapping inventions to their mounting boards. If you’re having this problem, we sincerely apologize. Here at littleBits, we take the quality of our products extremely seriously. Our goal is to inspire you to invent, frustration-free. Here are some suggestions to help: Tips & […]
This blog post was written by Giorgia Gabrielli and Matthias Wolf from PlayHardware, the littleBits Chapter in Munich. Following Loop 2015 in Berlin, the Bavaria Ableton User Group and PlayHardware agreed to work together. The goal was to discover the vast possibilities when you combine littleBits with Ableton products. According to Ableton, who organized the event, Loop is three days […]
A few days ago, The New York Times published an opinion piece by Farhad Manjoo, titled “For the New Year, Let’s Resolve to Improve Our Tech Literacy”. This deeply resonates with me, and all of us at littleBits. I believe we have let technology get too far ahead of us, and allowed our comprehension of […]
ERMAHGERD. 2015 has been a year for the littleBits record books. Here’s why…. OUR BRAND, SPANKING NEW GIZMOS & GADGETS KIT BECAME A CELEBRITY! WE MADE NEW FRIENDS. We partnered with Barnes & Noble and are now are in 600+ stores nationwide. WE OPENED A POP-UP STORE IN SOHO! We’re still open through January 3rd. Check […]
We recently participated in two workshops as part of a new professional development offering for educators from Brooklyn Public Library (BPL). This is a guest blog post from Kalliope Mathios, part of the school outreach team. Photo credit: Gregory Richards As a school outreach librarian, I have the opportunity to go directly into school buildings […]
Meet Anderson Harp. As the Technology Integrator at The Browning School, Anderson covers the span of tech classes in lower, middle and upper divisions. In addition, he serves as the advisor for a 7th grade group of boys and collaborates and/or runs four after school programs related to engineering, inventing and making, where littleBits are […]
Meet Beth Wilson. She has been teaching for over 15 years, teaching preschool through university students. She is now in her 5th year at Red Bank Elementary School in Chattanooga, TN. Beth was selected to be a STEM fellow for the 2014-2015 school year. As a STEM fellow, Beth learned how to engage her students in […]
Dear Educator, At littleBits we have something called “the moment.” It’s when someone snaps two Bits together, a light comes on, and their eyes open wide. It’s a moment of magic, followed by wonder, empowerment, and then an unstoppable rush of inspiration. We all live for that moment when a student suddenly realizes, “Wow, I […]
Welcome to littleBits! If you are new to the site, enter the code EDUTOPIA at checkout to get 15% off your order through December 31. If you are already a registered educator with littleBits, simply sign in to take advantage of your 15% Educator Discount. Shop now Please note that the discount code will not work […]
Combine the Arduino module with the Space and Synth Kits to bring advanced STEM lessons to life! Richard discusses how he uses littleBits for teaching physics, computer programming and mathematics concepts in this week’s Educator Spotlight.
Great news for schools and districts! littleBits is expanding our education business through a distribution agreement with CDW•G, a leading provider of technology solutions to education. “We’re excited to increase access to our education products with CDW•G,” said Will Robinson, vice president of sales for littleBits. “We’ve been flooded with requests for our education products […]
We’re super proud of the littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, which has been featured in over 30 Holiday Gift Guides this year (and counting)! Here’s a roundup of our favorites, which include New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, TIME and more! We were also honored to have been selected by Melinda Gates as one of her favorite holiday gifts this year.
This blog post was written by Bridget McGraw (Oakland Chapter leader) & Iva Peréz (Barcelona Chapter leader). DockerCon General Session Opening Event Early in October 2015 we were hired as a “littleBits Educators” by an experience marketing agency that was producing a major technology conference, DockerCon EU in Barcelona, Spain. Docker is an open platform […]
Quartz featured the littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit as the “best rapid prototyping system” in an article on toys for girls that teach engineering skills.
Last month, we encouraged our educators to post a project on DonorsChoose.org. If you don’t already know it, it’s a simple fundraising platform that provides educators with an easy way to get supplies for your classroom, library or makerspace. We challenged them to come up with an awesome, amazing, inspirational classroom project or lesson plan […]
Bustle featured littleBits in a round up of “4 Companies That Make Amazing Gender Neutral Gifts, Because The Holidays Don’t Have To Reinforce Gender Roles.”
Maker Ed has come a long way since the first Maker Faire in 2006. Check out the evolution in this new infographic — published in collaboration with Getting Smart. Download infographic free.
We’re proud to announce that the littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit was selected by Popular Mechanics as one of the best new toys of 2015! Our newest kit has also received great reviews from the Wall Street Journal, PC Magazine, Lifehacker and Gizmodo, among others.
The Education team is heading to New Orleans next week for ACTE’s Career Tech Vision 2015. Come visit us at Booth #109 for hands-on demos, inspirational projects, previews of our latest products and 1:1 chats with our team. We’ll be at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from November 21-22. We will also be conducting a workshop on […]
At littleBits, we celebrate Halloween like it’s Christmas, New Year’s Eve and your best friend’s wedding all in one. Makers gotta make and each year, we leap at the opportunity to get crafty, spooky, and have some fun. Box of Whine, 404 Pages, and The Cloud As ‘Werewolf Bar Mitzvah’ blasted through our speakers and […]
Credit: LeChiffre / Saw Inspired Trap Thanks to all of the #HackHalloween inventors who participated in this year’s Hack Your Halloween challenge. We saw so many spooky projects uploaded to the littleBits Project Page, including a haunted library, augmented reality skull, disco pumpkin and Harry Potter-inspired magic wand. We’d also like to give a special shoutout to our partners DIY.org […]
At littleBits, we firmly believe in sharing knowledge and working in the open. In this spirit, we want to share what we’ve learned about the Global Chapters over the first six months of the program. The goal of the program is to create, grow and nurture a network of passionate individuals and organizations who want to share the […]
Last week from Wednesday through Saturday, littleBIts teamed up with MoMA’s Design Interactions Studio to run a series of seven workshops allowing museum-goers the chance to get hands-on with a little part of the This is for Everyone exhibition. We had over 80 participants total, including two homeschool crews, bunches of parent-kid dynamic duos, electronic […]
Over the last year, we’ve been working to develop stronger offerings for education. We’ve listened to educators using littleBits, and we’ve learned that what you need from us is not just Bits. We’ve heard a strong call from our educators for more content about how to integrate littleBits into instructional settings, lessons to use in […]
Want to know more about bringing STEAM to your school or district? Want to get started with littleBits? We’ve created several webinars with education experts to help you make your STEAM dreams a reality. Watch now: Title: Bringing STEAM to Your School or District Duration: 1 Hour Title: Bringing littleBits to Your School or District […]
Here at littleBits, we are always thrilled to see inventors out in the real world creating. It gives us an extra-special feeling to watch kids’ eyes light up when they realize that they have the power to make, create, and reinvent the world around them. It’s what all of us strive for. That’s why we were […]
Hack Your Halloween is in full swing and littleBits inventors around the world are uploading their spookified objects, costumes, robo-frankensteins, ghouls and hackolanterns to the littleBits Project Page. Check out a few of our favorites so far: 1) Real Life Minecraft Creeper by mmalpartida “We remixed a prop my wife made for Isabella’s Minecraft-themed birthday party. It makes […]
OUR MISSION At littleBits, we are on a mission to democratize hardware by empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with our platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. For the past 4 years at littleBits, we have been growing on all levels. We’ve launched more than 70 new Bits, 13 new Kits, and grown our […]
Calling all zombies, witches, phantoms, and mad scientists! Use your Gizmos & Gadget Kit to invent a costume or prank, then create a a scary movie featuring your masterpiece. You can win a GoPro camera & up to $3000 worth of Bits!! Think it can’t get any better? We are combining forces with our friends at DIY.org […]
This fall, we are starting a bi-weekly series called “Teacher Tuesdays” at our NYC Pop-Up store in SoHo! The idea is to give educators an opportunity to learn about littleBits with a free workshop while sipping on wine, munching on tasty bites, and meeting other educators from across the tristate area. See below for detailed information […]
Thanks to all of the #HackPack inventors who participated in this year’s Hack Your Backpack back to school challenge. Over 50 backpacks were submitted to the littleBits project page, including ones that automatically unzipped, glowed in the dark, played music and even flashed #IStandWithAhmed and #ILoveCats on LED matrixes. The judges have made their decision and it’s time to announce the winner […]
October is chock full of learning opportunities for educators. We’re happy to announce the following webinars that are coming up. Mark your calendars now. Bringing STEAM to Your District or School October 8, 1PM-2PM EST Presented in partnership with eSchool News. This webinar will give you the inspiration to start your own STEAM learning initiative […]
Read Ayah’s op-ed in EdSurge on the Maker Education movement, and how it can complement national and state standards by teaching students how to solve problems, think creatively and fail forward.
littleBits Classroom Integration Colonial School District 3rd – 5th Grades, 9th – 12th Grades Sergio Anaya, Supervisor of Instructional Innovation Brian Adams, Instructional Technology Liaison and Coach The Colonial School District’s STEAM culture empowers students to develop innovative ideas and solve problems in an environment where they can explore, plan, create, experiment and improve. This […]
littleBits 1:1 Marymount School of New York MARYMOUNT SCHOOL OF NEW YORK 3rd – 5th Grades Concepcion Alvar, Headmistress Jane Bell, Head of the Lower Middle School Lesa Wang, Art Teacher/STEAM Marymount is an innovative, all-girls independent school in Manhattan that has been at the forefront of integrating maker education into the curriculum for students […]
littleBits Invention Lab New Milford High School, New Jersey 9th – 12th grades Laura Fleming, Library Media Specialist Eric Sheninger, Former Principal New Milford High School has an innovative culture and had a makerspace in place when Laura Fleming discovered littleBits at an educator event at the Brooklyn Public Library. She saw how easy the Bits […]
At littleBits, our mission is to inspire the next generation of inventors by providing a 21st-century learning tool at the intersection of STEM/STEAM and the Maker Movement, and get it into the hands of as many educators as possible. And what better way to get it into your hands than by giving away a $2000 […]
Today I was sitting in a creative meeting about our holiday campaign at littleBits, centered around how to inspire kids all over the world to unleash their inner inventor, when a story of a young Muslim boy in Irving, TX emerges and takes the Internet by storm. Ahmed is a curious, inventive and overachieving boy […]
This year, the World Maker Faire is coming to a small town called New York City. Have you heard of it? Because we call this fair city home, we’re gearing up for a full weekend of inventing at the Faire. Will you come see us?! We’ll have a big booth waiting for you with tons […]
Dereck Dirom @GearBotsBC Our Global Chapters Program is a global network of organizations with a shared mission of putting the power of electronics in the hand of everyone regardless of age, gender, technical ability and language. Find your local Chapter or start your own! Where are you based? The GearBots Makerspace program is located in […]
littleBits turns 4 and Bitsters rejoice with surprise sacred vows and rap serenade This September 1st marked littleBits’ four-year anniversary (aka Bitiversary) as a company, and you better believe things got E-P-I-C at our weekly team pow-wow. For the occasion, Patrick Molloy, Customer Success Lead and Universal Life Reverend, surprised littleBits founder & CEO, Ayah Bdeir, and Director of […]
Justin Gilfillan @flyingfoxstudio Our Global Chapters Program is a global network of organizations with a shared mission of putting the power of electronics in the hand of everyone regardless of age, gender, technical ability and language. Find your local Chapter or start your own! Where are you based? Our littleBits Chapter is run from Flying Fox […]
At littleBits, we’re on a mission to unleash creativity by empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with our platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Running a littleBits workshop is an awesome way to get people of all ages inventing, learning by doing, and thinking in fresh ways about the world around […]
This September, go back to school in style with the coolest backpack out of all your friends! You’ll walk down the hallways with a book bag that can blink, buzz or even write out a message, but the best part is that you built it yourself. We are excited to invite you to Hack Your […]
This mini-lesson is an excerpt from our Educator’s Guide, which contains other lessons, challenges, tips & tricks, & more. Click here to read the full Educators Guide. LESSON PLAN DESIGN WITH LITTLEBITS As you begin to design littleBits lessons for your own classroom, you may find it helpful to think through and […]
littleBits Lyon Connie & Benjamin Petit Our Global Chapters Program is a global network of organizations with a shared mission of putting the power of electronics in the hand of everyone regardless of age, gender, technical ability and language. Find your local Chapter or start your own! Where are you based? Greetings from Lyon, France! […]
Maria Renard Santiago, Chile How were you introduced to littleBits? As an engineer and designer couple (Carlos and I), we’ve been always interested in new things to mobilize our children’s creativity. When we saw littleBits, we fell in love… at first sight 🙂 What toys and tools did you grow up with? Mostly […]
This mini-lesson is an excerpt from our Educator’s Guide, which contains other lessons, challenges, tips & tricks, & more. Click here to read the full Educators Guide. MINI-LESSON: REVERSE ENGINEERING WITH LITTLEBITS Connect Begin by showing students a common object that performs an action and can be easily taken apart, such as […]
CODERDOJO SILICON VALLEY @JOEDEAN Where are you based? San Jose, CA Tell us more about your organization/space. The space is provided by my company, On-Site.com, to support my personal passion of teaching kids how to code. I started teaching my own kids how to program about seven years ago and really enjoyed […]
Leo Saccomanno Bariloche, Argentina How were you introduced to littleBits? I don’t remember. It must have been surfing the web, reading about technology and open source hardware. What toys and tools did you grow up with? I grew up playing soccer around the corner from my house. When I was at home, […]
David Mitchell Brooklyn, NY How were you introduced to littleBits? The first time we saw littleBits was through a hack week competition at work. At the time we were playing with Arduino at home, which was more of me playing and them watching. I took the littleBits kit home for a week after the […]
Mitchell Malpartida West Covina, California How were you introduced to littleBits? I was looking on Amazon for tech/science toys that I could introduce to my daughters even though they are quite young. I saw littleBits and really like the simplicity of it so we gave it a shot. Even my youngest who just […]
Lindsey Own Shoreline, Washington What’s your current role and location? I’ve been the 7th grade science teacher at The Evergreen School in Shoreline, Washington for eight years, and starting this fall I’ll be the lead teacher of our new school-wide makerspace, preschool through 8th grade. What was your first impression of littleBits, and […]
Duncan Wilson Scarsdale, NY What’s your role? Elementary School Principal How have you used littleBits in the past? What’s worked best? We have been using littleBits in our MakerSpace for the past two years, both with class groups and after-school clubs starting as young as 2nd grade. How do you plan to […]
Jamie Ewing Prince George’s County, Maryland What’s your current role and location? I am a 5th grade teacher in Prince George’s County Public School District in Maryland. How have you used littleBits in the past? What’s worked best? Last year I focused on integrating music, art and technology in my classroom. We used […]
Laura Fleming New Milford, New Jersey What’s your current role and location? I am the author of “Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School,” published by Corwin Press, as well as school Library Media Specialist in New Milford, New Jersey. How have you used littleBits in the […]
Sergio Anaya Montgomery County, Pennsylvania What’s your role at your school? I am the Supervisor of Instructional Innovation in the Colonial School District. How have you used littleBits in the past? We started using littleBits in the Spring of 2014 in our 5th grade Social Studies unit, “Inventors and Inventions.” Since then, we […]
AMNON & GABI CARMEL TECHSCIENCE I am based in… Beautiful Sydney, Australia Tell us more about your organization/space. TechScience Australia aims to prepare the children of Australia to life in the 21st century. We have a makers space in which we combine littleBits with 3D Printing and other technologies, hold littleBits workshops and run an […]
Inspired by all the far-out things happening in space lately (weird rocks found on Mars, the blue moon, etc.), I recently created a new invention and uploaded it to the littleBits Project Page: a UFO. After completing the project myself, I can attest that, while this hovercraft may look “easy” because it’s composed of common household […]
Meet Sergio Anaya, Curriculum Supervisor for the Colonial School District in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Sergio works with a number of different grade levels to identify real world problems and use littleBits to invent and prototype innovative solutions. Read more about their STEAM programs and Pro Library experience in this week’s case study. littleBits Case Study Submission By: Sergio […]
Travis Lin & Team Holihola We met Travis in person at Maker Faire San Mateo this year, although he has a littleBits community member for quite some time. He was recently accepted as a Chapter leader and hosted his first event around the BitOlympics– the competition he and his team eventually won! Where […]
After three weeks, over 50 events around the world and 100 submissions, the votes are in. We are incredibly excited to announce the first-ever BitOlympic Champions. …. drum roll…. The Olive Wreath & Grand BitOlympian Awards go to Jason Huang, Bou-Yu Chen, Chin Ia Hung, Orilla Lin, Hal Maa, Jyun Siang Wang, Huang Shu Ting and Travis […]
Alayna Hughes & Pierluigi Barberis @Curiosibot We first met Alayna and Pierluigi when they applied to become Chapters leaders in March, 2015. Immediately after launching their Chapter at the Berklee Valencia Maker Lab, they started hosting events and the projects they uploaded caught our eyes. Where are you based? Valencia, Spain What’s the maker scene […]
Staten Island Makerspace Jarred Sutton I am based in… Staten Island, NY, the greenest borough making a new name for itself! Tell us more about your organization/space. Staten Island Makerspace is a 6,000 square foot facility just two train stops from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. It was started after Super Storm Hurricane Sandy washed out […]
This week marks a special occasion with the launch of the first ever BitOlympic Games during a Global Makeathon that took place in over 45 Chapters worldwide. All the way from Denver, Colorado to Capri, Italy to Sydney, Australia to Brooklyn, New York, bitsters of all ages rejoiced to invent new Olympic games. “The first […]
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With the BitOlympics just a few days away, we wanted to highlight a number of our stellar Chapters who will be hosting events during our Global Makeathon this weekend and over the next few weeks, competing for $5,000 worth of prizes. If you live near a Chapter, make sure to sign up for the BitOlympics and stop […]
As we enter the first-ever BitOlympics, we sat down with the community members who formed our first International Bits Committee and asked them three questions about their experience creating the official design challenges. The games begin on July 10th, so sign up today to win! Sign Up What was the hardest part about putting together […]
La Tata Robotica Enrica Amplo I am based in… I am based in Carpi (Modena), a city in the center of one of the most important automation, robotic, biomedical and automotive areas of Italy and even the world. Tell us more about your organization/space. My space is an idea for now. I organize and […]
We are excited to launch our first-ever BitOlympics, a 3-week competition to create extraordinary inventions, learn new skills, meet other Bitsters from around the world and win up to $5,000 in prizes. The games begin with a Global Makeathon around the world during the weekend of July 10th! You can participate independently online, join an event at your local Chapter […]
See the official press release here. We’ve got some BIG news! In one of the largest Series B rounds of the maker movement, our company successfully raised $44.2 million in new funding. Our goal is to use this latest round of funding to invest in further STEM/STEAM education distribution and increase our global footprint, which already […]