Build-it-yourself digital camera teaches kids how they work

ga('send', 'event', 'Education', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Entertainment', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Style & Design', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

PublicLabs' Infragram camera has already offered a way for anyone to carry out their own scientific tests. Now the Bigshot camera is getting kids to learn how to build the device before they can use it. Those ordering the camera don't receive it as a finished product – instead the company sends them all of the separate components ready to be clipped together to make a working digital camera. Developed by the Computer Vision Laboratory at Columbia University, the kit comes with instructions on how to assemble the device, as well as information on how each part works and what…

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.