What are you favorite conductors to use with MakeyMakey and your students? Any unexpected ones? I’ll get the list started with aluminum foil.
(I ❤️ foil).
This lead to some interesting teaching ideas AND surprising conductors! We thought we'd share the list with you for #funfactfriday and invite you to share your favorite conductors on social.
Tom Heck mentioned that this is one of his favorite projects with students. He tells students, "Let's create a list of our favorite conductors! Start bringing stuff in this week and we'll test it." He says it is always fun to see what the students bring in to test.
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The surprising conductor! The printing on the side of some cardboard boxes is conductive! What surprising items have you found that are conductive? Pretty sure I learned this hack from @joshburker ! @makeymakeylabz #makered #cardboard #electronics
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These conductors might surprise you or not, but they will definitely wow your students!