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Circuits in Play Dough | That Conference 2014

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Handouts for the Circuits in Play Dough workshop at That Conference 2014, facilitated by Sharon Cichelli. https://www.thatconference.com/Sessions/Session/4439

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Circuits in Play Dough | That Conference 2014

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. Experiment 1 GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli The Circuit
  3. 3. Experiment 2 GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli The Switch
  4. 4. GirlWritesCode.com @scichelli Short circuits ruin LEDs and make batteries get very hot. Disconnect ‘em when you see ‘em.
  5. 5. 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?
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Thanks to the That Conference sponsors!

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