- SparkFun – (Arduino products, sensors, electronics, solar chargers)
- Atlas Scientific – for purchasing hardy, scientific grade environmental sensors
- SAIC Resale
- SAIC Resale Catalog
- American Science and Surplus
- Chicago Parks District
- Chicago Center for Green Technology
- Garfield Park Conservatory
- Lincoln Park Zoo
- Plant Chicago
- Morton Arboretum
- Chicago Botanic Garden
- The Field Museum
- Public Lab’s Balloon Mapping
- Arduino Guide
- Arduino Tutorials
- Getting Started with LilyPad
- LilyPad Comprehensive Guide
- Getting Started with Arduino (Book)
- SparkFun Tutorials
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