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SNIPS : Engineering, Creativity and Coding kits for a STEAM education!

Looking to prepare students for the technological advancements happening now and prepare them for future employment and career goals too?

Fortunately, the rapidly-advancing technology is creating new ways to make teaching more immediate, interesting and varied – such as STEAM SNIPS™ from HamiltonBuhl.

STEAM SNIPS™ are electronic building modules that can be combined in an infinite number of ways, creating all sorts of electronic inventions, and best of all, they are designed to appeal to both boys and girls. 

Perfect for library , computer science class and makerspace projects.

Available from Encore Data Products – 

Call TOLL FREE: 866-926-1669 or order ONLINE

STEAM SNIPS™ include 73 different components, each can work with every other module in the set – all that is needed is imagination, inspiration and curiosity to build an infinite number of combinations of electronics products.

  • Power modules – everything requires energy
  • Input modules – sensors and detectors to sense, detect and collect environmental data – sound, light, temperature, humidity, motion,tilt, flame, IR distance, water moisture, ultrasonic, switches, buttons, dimmers
  • Output modules – produce motion, audio and visual effects that include LED lights, buzzers, speakers, motors, relays, servos and fans
  • Controller– controls output based on logic and can be combined with other programmable modules to adjust input and output parameters.

Along the way, kids will learn what is required to bring inventions and ideas to life:

  1. Circuitry knowledge
  2. Hardware operation and control
  3. Software programming and coding
  4. Creative thinking and problem solving

STEAM SNIPS™ make it easy for teachers to stoke the flames of curiosity that open up the world of science, technology, engineering, creativity coding and inventing to their students. Ages 5+.

Specifications:
  • Suitable for Ages 5+
  • Cross All Grade Levels K-12
  • Electronics Sensor Knowledge
  • Electronical Hardware Knowledge
  • Circuitry Structure and Configuration
  • Logic Gate operation
  • Input Modules (Color-Coded Pink)
  • Output Modules (Color-Coded Yellow)
  • Logic and Power Control Modules (Color-Coded blue)
  • 51 Input/Output/Logic and Power Components
    • 17 Input Modules
    • 11 Output Modules
    • 23 Logic and Power Components
  • 2 Power Source Components (PC: USB cable and 9V battery wire)
    • 10 pcs. (6.75” Micro USB cables)
    • 10 pcs. (12.75” Micro USB cables)
  • LED Rope
  • Yellow Fan and Motor
  • DC 5V Fan
  • Speaker
  • (1) Servos
  • Non-Programmable Mode for younger learners
  • Programmable Mode for learning advanced techniques
  • Durable to withstand rigors of classroom and heavy-duty daily use
  • Scratch and Arduino Programming for PC (Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10)

HOW TO USE MEURAL ART CANVAS IN SCHOOLS and LIBRARIES

Looking to discover new art every day and engage students with new and exciting lesson plans?

Here are 10 ways how to use Meural canvas in the classroom or library.

Meural is a digital canvas that allows you to display art and change the image with a wave of your hand.
With the Meural subscription you will have access to $3 billion worth of artwork to display!  Plus you can easily add your own images!

Available now from Encore Data Products in a variety of frame finishes.

CALL TOLL FREE: 866-926-1669 or ORDER ONLINE

Find works you love, or upload your own. Then, change them with the wave of your hand!

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Create your own playlists to showcase specific artists, styles and more.
2. Create a Canvas pop quiz for your students.  Name the artist or style of art.
3. Create presentations of student created art in the classroom
4. Showcase student works in the front office
5. Display visual examples of works and artists being discussed in class
6. Develop interests of developing artists in your class
7. Use this as a fun tool that lets you learn about new and old artists
8. Use images as a visual aid in art (and beyond) lesson plans
9. Discover new artists and provide inspiration to your students
10. Place in the library for students & staff to look at tons of art

Innovative and engaging!

Bring every brushstroke to life

TrueArt technology—a proprietary blend of hardware, firmware, and software—renders images lifelike and textured.

Hang in horizontal or vertical

The Canvas automatically detects the orientation you’re in.

Simple, intuitive control

Control through via website, app, or simply the wave of your hand!

How to create a media center or learning lab within your school using headphone case packs!

Looking to create a media center or learning lab within your school?

Allow Encore to provide you with package options to meet your budget and learning and testing needs. Encore brings you the best options from Hamilton and Califone. Choose from on-ear or over-ear headphones and headsets in sets of 5, 10 or 12. Each set comes with a unique carry/storage kit.

These sets are also great for libraries, testing center, museum tours, office environments, hotels, spas, gyms, airlines, touring companies and more.

Here is a small selection listed below .

Check us ONLINE for every option , CALL TOLL FREE: 866-926-1669 and follow us on social media!

 

CALIFONE 2810-12 LISTENING FIRST STEREO HEADPHONE 12 PACK

Headphone Pack includes 4 bear motif, 4 panda motif and 4 tiger motif headphones in the Califone 2005 Case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Adjustable headband comfortable for extended wear
2. Specifically sized for young children
3. Permanently attached cord with reinforced strain relief connection which resists accidental pull out
4. Volume control for individual preferences
5. 6′ straight cord with right angle 3.5mm plug reduces accidental pull-out
6. Ambient noise-reducing earcups keep students on task and lower outside noise so volume does not need to be as high, as recommended by audiologists for hearing safety
7. Protective slotted baffles prevent accidental damage from prying fingers& foreign objects
– Rugged ABS plastic construction for high-use situations
– PC and Apple compatible
– One year warranty for school use – unlike headphones purchased at consumer electronics stores whose warranties would be voided if used in schools.
This Listening First headphone is specifically built for young students with safety as its first concern.
Rugged ABS plastic earcups withstand daily use with adjustable volume control for individual preferences. This stereo headphone is ideal for story-time, library and computer uses.

HAMILTONBUHL SACK-O-PHONES 5 PC. SC-7V DELUXE HEADPHONES

Hamilton Buhl SOP-SC-7V Sack-O-Phones– 5 Pack of Hamilton SC-7V Deluxe Headphones with Leatherette Ear Cushions and Volume Control. Sack-O-Phones packaging is a unique bag that doubles as a knap sack and holds 5 deluxe or 10 personal headphones. It’s a great way to store headphones easily and economically, no need for costly plastic cases for storage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sack-O-Phones Includes:

  • (5) SC-7V Deluxe Headphones with Leatherette Ear Cushions and Volume
  • (1) Sack-O-Phone Carry Bag

Carry Case Specifications:

  • Carry Bag
  • 18″ x 14″
  • Draw string, Non-Woven Polypropylene Material

Prevent The Spread of Lice: 
Built with kid’s health and safety in mind, these headphones are designed to combat the spread of head lice in schools. Each headphone comes in its own heavy-duty, write-on, moisture resistant, reclosable bag. When sealed in the bag, lice is killed in 24-48 hours without the use of chemicals.

Automatic Stereo/Mono Smart Technology: 
Exclusive automatic stereo/mono technology that allows these headphones to be used with virtually all school audio equipment.Never worry about mismatching headphones between different sources and damaging ears or equipment. No switches to set or special plug adapters to change – the headphone knows if it is plugged into a stereo or mono system and automatically adjusts! Operates in 1/8″ stereo, 1/8″ mono, 1/4″ stereo or 1/4″ mono modes.

HAMILTONBUHL PERSONAL ECONOMICAL HEADPHONES 100 PACK

Hamilton PER/100 is a Bulk Pack of 100 Super Affordable personal educational headphones.  Design with maximum function and affordability in mind. Ideal for use with tablets, mobile devices, computers, MP3 Players, CD Players and much more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Headphone Specifications:

  • Personal, On-Ear Design
  • Foam Ear Cushions, Replaceable
  • Stereo Headphone
  • 1/8 inch plug
  • Impedance: 170 Ohms
  • Cord: 6 feet
  • Frequency response: 18-20k Hz
  • Speaker drivers: 40mm Cobalt magnet
  • Weight: 5 Ounces
  • 90 Day warranty

Compatible with most:

  • MP3 Players
  • Cell Phones/Handheld Mobile devices
  • Tablets / eReaders
  • Computers (Mac & PC)
  • CD Players / Stereos

HAMILTONBUHL SACK-O-PHONES 5 PC. HA-7M DELUXE MULTIMEDIA HEADSETS WITH MIC

The Hamilton Buhl SOP-HA7M Sack-O-Phones– 5 Pack of Hamilton HA7M Deluxe MultiMedia Headphones with Microphone. Sack-O-Phones packaging is a unique bag that doubles as a knap sack and holds 5 deluxe or 10 personal headphones. It’s a great way to store headphones easily and economically, no need for costly plastic cases for storage.

Sack-O-Phones Includes:

  • (5) HA7M Deluxe MultiMedia Headphones with Microphone
  • (1) Sack-O-Phone Carry Bag

Carry Case Specifications:

  • Carry Bag
  • 18″ x 14″
  • Draw string, Non-Woven Polypropylene Material

Headphone Specifications:

  • Headphone:
    • 40mm Cobalt Magnets
    • Frequency Response: 18-20k Hz
    • Impedance: 170 Ohms
    • Sensitivity: 100dB
    • Max. Input: 100mW
    • Plugs: 1 /8″ Stereo/Mono Jacketed
    • Cord: 2 Meters
    • Headband: Adjustable, Vinyl Covered
    • Replaceable Foam Ear Cushions
  • Microphone:
    • Electret Condenser, Omnidirectional
    • Plug: 1/8″ Nickel Plated Stereo, Red Jacketed
    • Warranty 1 Year