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Paper circuits uses paper, copper tape, button batteries and LED lights to teach the basics of electrical circuits. Great for interactive art projects, light-up greeting cards, etc.
Resources and Materials
Want to know more about something you saw in one of our programs? Looking for ways to continue the fun at home or recreate it in a classroom? Here's where you'll find links to some of the websites, instructions, lesson plans and material sources we use.
Squishy Circuits uses conductive and insulating play dough to teach the basics of electrical circuits. Dough is easy to make using common, household ingredients. Add a battery pack, LED lights, buzzers, etc. to bring your creations to life.
Rumble Bot Racers
A hand-cranked, science project that kids love to play with (introduced in Make Magazine).
Tips for Building Racers
Overview of Rumble Racers
Database of Lesson Plans (searchable by subject, grade level, length and difficulty level)