Circuit Lab - Circuit Makers & Interactive Circuitry and Coding for Kids
Let’s get creative with electricity! In this junior version of our Hands-On Electronics class, students will gain experience with creating their own electronics; designing custom light-up greeting cards, electric games, mazes, and even musical instruments. Each class day consists of a circuitry lesson and a hands-on electronics project, using components like lights, buzzers, switches, motors, and sensors. Circuit Lab staff will make sure participants create a project that they can be proud of each day. Most class days include a take-home project.
Interactive Circuitry and Coding for Kids:
In this hands-on class, we explore Scratch programming, using the MIT-developed programming interface to craft stories and games. Then we will use Makey Makey to invent new ways to interact with the Scratch projects using everyday objects! Our circuitry projects will become musical instruments, video game controllers, pressure sensors, and more. Students will learn valuable 21st-century skills while engaging in these fun, creative lessons. Collaborative project challenges enhance teamwork skills and inspire critical thinking. No prior programming experience required.