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Spark Kits Shared At the 2018 Orlando Regional

We are so excited to have sent out 7 more Spark kits at the 2018 Orlando Regional! Huge thanks to our FIRST Robotics Competition friends who helped make this happen: 3 kits to Puerto Rico with team 1872 Steel Lions 3 kits to Brazil with team 6404 Brazilian Storm 1...

FIRST Global Competition 2018

Thank you to FGC Team USA aka FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) 9794 Wizards.exe for partnering with our Spark program. They distributed 20 Spark Science Kits to teams attending the 2018 FIRST Global Competition in Mexico City. The kits are serving children in 9 countries:...

27 Kits shared with 17 Counties at Inaugural FGC

We made friends with numerous FIRST Global Competition teams, many were interested in using Spark Kits in their schools or nearby community. In July of this 2017, a small group of Exploding Bacon students traveled to Washington D.C. to cheer on the teams...

8 Spark Kits to 4 New Countries

At the World Championship last month, we met many teams and created tons of new friendships; with the collaboration of 4 of these FRC teams, our team is thrilled to announce that we have sent out 8 new Spark Kits! 5 kits to Turkey with 6409 Odrinias 1 kit to...

Thank you Panteras, Team 2283

Thank you Panteras, Team 2283 for your translation of our Spark kit instruction book in Spanish.  Your translation will help numerous groups to communicate the scientific experiments to new audiences. Exploding Bacon greatly appreciates the time you spent...

$1000 Grant from St. Margaret Mary

We are very excited this week to be awarded $1000 from the St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church Capital Campaign Outreach Fund.  They were thrilled to be a part of our initiative to spread STEM throughout the world.  This grant will fund a minimum of 22 new kits!  We...

Spark Kit delivered to Uganda

Summer of 2015, a Spark Kit was mailed to the Home of the Holy Angels, a school and dormitory for over 100 children, orphaned by AIDS/HIV in the Kibale, Uganda district. It was a new experience for us, as our kits have so far been transported by groups on their...

Spark Kits in Haiti!

Spark is Exploding Bacon’s initiative to send science kits filled with basic supplies to locations around the world and inspire children everywhere to make differences in their own communities. While the kit may seem like an unsuspecting box of paper clips, rubber...

Spark Experiments Are Here!

Last Monday the students from all Exploding Bacon teams worked hard to come up with experiment ideas that could go in the kits. Together they generated almost 50 fantastic ideas as they prototyped with common place objects such as paperclips and straws. Through out...

Spark Launch

We've officially launched! The students and mentors of Exploding Bacon are excited to bring you our latest and most ambitious initiative yet, Spark. Spark is a global STEM initiative designed to spark the imaginations of children around the world by giving them the...