July 3rd, 2012
07:00 AM ET

Meet the creator of a 'next-generation Lego'

Editors note: CNN's "The Next List" will profile Ayah Bdeir, founder of the company littleBits, on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.

By The Next List Staff, CNN

(CNN) - In an effort to inspire and equip the next generation of innovators, Ayah Bdeir has created what she says is the next-generation Lego. Called littleBits, her tools, which are not affiliated with Lego, aim to change the way kids learn about science, engineering and basic circuits.

Each littleBits is a pre-engineered electronic module that snaps together with tiny magnets to create just about anything: light, sound, sensors, power, switches and different types of displays. There is no limit to what a person can create, Bdeir says. FULL POST

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