Arduino (the red circuit board in the above picture) is a simple microcontroller that runs one program over and over again. It uses no operating system and has limited memory.
Ten Sparkfun Inventor's Kit v3.2's are available for checkout from Parks Library. A kit contains everything shown here, which includes:
Makey Makey turns everyday objects into computer input touchpads, so a banana becomes the space bar. It's a simple invention kit for beginners and experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
Conductive materials that work great: plants, coins, your grandma, silverware, anything that is wet, most foods, cats and dogs, aluminum foil, pencil lead, and hundreds more.
Five Makey Makey Classics are available for checkout from Parks Library. A kit contains everything you see here, which includes: