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**Our collaboration with [Make Magazine]( hit newsstands in October 2019! Get your copy [here](** Throughout the month of October, we walked through the assembly and use of some Public Lab kits in a series of live build sessions. Check them out below. **October 3, 6 pm ET ([other time zones](,528))** **Build a Community Microscope** Using a webcam and a few pieces of hardware, make [a DIY microscope]( that will allow you to get a closer look at your environment! **October 5, 3 pm ET ([other time zones](,474))** **BabyLegs Trawl** Learn how to make [a DIY trawl]( so that you can collect samples from your local waterways! Look for microplastics, algae, organisms and more! **October 9, 6 pm ET ([other time zones](,528))** **It's two-for-one!** We'll be demonstrating the [Coqui]( (a DIY conductivity sensor), and a DIY [particulate sensor]( for studying air quality. **October 28, 6pm ET** We'll be available to discuss all of our kits, take questions about open source hardware, ways to get involved with environmental monitoring where you live, and ways that being part of the Public Lab community can help connect you with resources and support. ##Share your projects with us on social media## **[@PublicLab]( and [@Make]( ** ##Learn more about Public Lab kits## **The Papercraft Spectrometer ** The Community Microscope The Coqui conductivity sensor The LEGO Spectrometer The Infragram Pi camera The Simple Air Sensor ##Shop all of our community science kits at## **[](** ...

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Adviksoft "Children had the occasion to use DIY tools to observe and investigate an issue that matters a lot to them. " | Read more » over 2 years ago
liz " @liz has marked @donblair as a co-author. " | Read more » about 3 years ago
Bronwen " @Bronwen has marked jholmes5 as a co-author. " | Read more » over 3 years ago
liz "@mihow yes Maker Faire "ghettoized" sustainability into a remote corner, we had very low traffic. Glad you found us anyways! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
mihow "Doh how did I miss this! Thanks for being one of the few booths focused on environmental concerns at Makerfaire. The sustainability zone was too sp..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
eymund "Great event ! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
danbeavers "Nicholas - There are a lot of how-to instructions on etching circuit boards on the Internet if that is what you want to know. I plan on documentin..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
nicholas "This is fantastic!!! Would love to see the resulting how-to. Also, random fact which may or may not have anything to do with etching, pennies mad..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
aldehyde "How can I get the beta version? Free beta tester filled. thank you! " | Read more » almost 8 years ago
gbathree "None for sale yet, still working on the beta. Keep an eye on the site for the public release, maybe early next year! " | Read more » almost 8 years ago
aldehyde "Hi! When can buy this device? " | Read more » almost 8 years ago