The SpinWheel Field Guide

This is only a scaffolding for the (printed and electronic) textbook that will be developed as part of the project.

Quick Start

SpinWheel Programming Reference


  1. Biology of sight
  2. Animations and patterns
  3. Make a step counter
  4. Dancing companion
  5. Compass
  6. Hacker’s common tools
  7. Stroboscope and stroboscopic photography

Computer Science 101

  1. Digital Electronics
  2. Basic Programming Patterns
  3. Physical Computing

Physics 101

  1. Vectors and Kinematics
  2. Rotation
  3. Pendulums and Vibrations
  4. Inertial reference frames / Free fall
  5. Light and Color
  6. Color Theory
  7. Magnetism
  8. Electricity

Engineer’s Diary

  1. Circuit Design
  2. Hardware Testing
  3. Kickstarter Setup and Manufacturing Partner

Community Rules

We are excited to provide you with this adventure guide, to be your companion on your journey of exploration with the SpinWheel. Each adventure and lesson includes a comment section in which you are encouraged to ask questions or help other adventurers understand the world around them. Comments will be moderated by our volunteers, so we ask you to be polite and helpful and to expect the same from others.


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