Circuits on Paper Hands-On Workshop

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Make simple or complex electrical circuits on a flat piece of paper!

  • Use copper tape and surface-mount LEDs
  • Make fully functional circuits on a piece of paper.
  • Make light-up greeting cards,
  • Make origami animals come to life
  • Create three-dimensional pop-up paper sculptures that have working lights in them.
  • With a little more effort, you can add switches, multiple LEDs in parallel and interactive displays
  • Add ATTiny85 MCU and program in Arduino for more complex behaviors
  • Now Available without Soldering! (Components stick to copper traces)
  • Combines art and technology using the constructivist theory of education
  • “Learners construct knowledge out of their experiences. This program promotes active learning, or learning by doing – participants create their own artistic expressions and then learn how to use technology to enhance them.”

Lots of images from our hands-on workshop at Maker Faire 2015 here:

Examples of others work: Pinterest

or  “Paper Circuits” on exploratorium.edu

An example of Arduino embedded controllers, software and an incredible amount of artistic talent:

Interactive Light Painting: Pu Gong Ying Tu by Jie Qi

The fusion of Art and Technology – (STEAM) – (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Mathematics)

 

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Image from one of our interactive, Hands-On workshops