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Makey Makey Arrow Controller

In this project, I made a few arrow controllers out of a file folder, some 3″x5″ cards, craft sticks and aluminum tape. The first idea I had turned out not to work as good as I originally thought it would, so I tried it again (a couple of times). It would be fun to create a game controller that is themed on the games a player might enjoy, or to make one that uses all of the controls built into the Makey Makey.
Working with this controller in combination with writing computer programs would also open up a lot of really amazing options.
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TapeTricity Cards

TapeTricity is quite possibly the simplest way to introduce electricity to people. THere were kids as young as three or four who made their own working circuits (the younger ones got some parental help). This project was fun, because people got a chance to make a drawing, which they then picked out some places for LEDs. Next, they built a simple circuit out of tape, batteries and LEDs. It is a fairly quick project, and costs about a quarter per person. Continue reading

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Tapetricity Sensor

Using file cards and aluminum tape, you can make a sensor board that will be able to tell between different cards. By using individual cards, you can provide input to a light output board for a simple quiz game. You … Continue reading

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Tapetricity

You can experiment with electricity with just a few supplies, and some simple processes. By building your circuits on file cards, it is pretty easy to try out circuit ideas and see for yourself how they work. Continue reading

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