26 Jun '15, 7pm
These hackable friendship bracelets teach tween girls how to code
What better way to teach preteens about coding than the beloved friendship bracelet. Jewlbots is a new line of smart friendship bracelets that hook up with a smartphone app to teach kids about if/then statements. Friends can pair their bracelets to light up or vibrate when they are close to each other, have sent a message or much more. For those who are more curious, then can go beyond the basic programming to create more intricate responses using Arduino IDE.