by Teena Nelson, Driftwood Public Library
The Driftwood Public Library’s Teen Time Thursday’s “Let’s Invent”. Teen’s had the opportunity to create a variety of maker projects. Here’s a list of the materials used for each of the type of projects.
Bristle bot: One head of toothbrush, One tiny motor, One tiny battery, Double sided tape (other things to create balance),Lego maze to race through (optional).
Art Bot: One piece of swim noodle -about four inches(pink or green type), One motor (electric toothbrush motor or other), Electrical tape, 3 marker pens with lids on (legs), fun embellishments (eyes, hair, feathers etc).
Fun with MakeyMakey: makeymakey kit, laptop, other things (bananas, playdoh,pencils, paper, friends etc).
Snap circuits: snap circuits.
Motorized car: Tongue depressors/popsicle sticks, Battery (9 volt or 2-3 AA batteries, Motor, Wires/paper clips, Plastic cup, plastic caps, plastic scrap.
Potato Clock: Two potatoes, Two galvanized nails, two lengths of copper wire, One small battery operated clock (battery removed).