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Circuits
in Play Dough
Facilitated by
Sharon Cichelli
Software Developer and Technical Lead at Headspring in Austin, Texas
With thanks to
Squishy Circuits
University of St. Thomas
http://www.stthomas.edu/squishycircuits/
@scichelli
#thatCircuits
Experiment 1
GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli
The Circuit
Experiment 2
GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli
The Switch
GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli
Short circuits ruin LEDs and make batteries get very hot. Disconnect ‘em when you see ‘em.
you could conduct
electricity with…
you could conduct
electricity with…
you could conduct
electricity with…
a pen?
http://www.electroninks.com/
http://www.botanicalls.com/
a plant?
http://fashioningtech.com/
a dress?
Conductive Play Dough
Mix:
¼ cup water
½ tablespoon vegetable oil
food coloring
Stir that into:
1 cup flour
½ cup salt
Mix it, then knead it with extra flour until it is the consistency of fun.
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