Popsicle Stick LED Flashlight Summer STEM Activity - Fun Loving Families
Help the kids learn about circuits and positive and negative charges in a fun way this summer. This popsicle stick LED flashlight is easy to make and is a perfect summer STEM activity for kids. Read here how to make it and ideas for games to play with flashlights.
STEM Activity: Holiday Light Circuits | Nitty Gritty Science
We all have one, that ONE stinking string of holiday lights that only blink on momentarily when we shake it against the hard floor thinking that if we do it
Wearable Electronics Class
In the class, you will learn how to build wearable electronics and program interactions using the Arduino software. Perhaps you know how to sew but have always...
The Original Circuit Bugs - Circuit building and tinkering
The Original Circuit Bugs - Circuit Bugs are a super fun craft and electric circuit project kids love. Simple circuit building teaches the basics of electrical currents using easily obtained materials. Originally created here at STEAM Powered Family, challenge your kids with the ultimate STEAM challenge - Circuit Bugs!
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The best way to learn about science is by performing your own experiments, but not every family has a full science lab in their garage. These static electricity activities are fun to incorporate into homeschool or do as an after school activity.
Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments (Make: Technology on Your Time)
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HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT
The PROJECT EXAMPLES page at "How to Get What You Want" -- Here: Make a pillow into a speaker using Embroidery with conductive thread. You want a motion-capture suit for your action figures? A granny-square afghan that's a midi keyboard? A sock that gives foot massages? Start here, kids!
Fight Summer Brain Drain with Educational Camps
Fight summer brain drain with hands-on learning activities that are fun with kids. Activities like the ones you can find at Galileo educational camps.
How to DIY Your Own Light-Up Sneakers!
Being a grown-up can be fun (most of the time, I guess)—but sometimes, don't you wish you could just go back to being a kid? Here's a fun footwear DIY project from the folks at Adafruit Learning System that'll make you feel all born-again in 2013: light-up sneakers! Using just about a dozen ingredients listed here on their website—including an LED strip, sneakers, and batteries—as well as utilizing some basic skills, like sewing and soldering, you may (or may not) have acquired in high…
LED Bookmarks with Sew Electric
I got this idea from the book Sew Electric by Leah Buechley &Kanjun Qiu. It’s a bookmark! It’s sewing! It’s circuitry! Ok, so I may be a little more than excited by these bookmarks. I lo…
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Static Electricity: Charging by Induction, Contact and Friction - PPT Lesson
Static Electricity - Charging by induction, contact and friction. The package includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the Power Point) and a student lesson handout as a word document. The Power Point is engaging and applicable with a lot of hands-on work embedded into the Power Point ...