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Simple Electrical Circuits for Kids. (Think of ways to expand this to more complex electrical engineering lessons)

Simple Electrical Circuits for Kids. (Think of ways to expand this to more complex electrical engineering lessons)

Introduction Beginner tutorials to help you get started with paper circuits! Each tutorial comes with free a downloadable template for classroom use. Introduction to Copper Tape Learn the difference between conductive vs. non-conductive adhesive tapes and how to “draw” with copper tape Simple Circuit Tutorial Turn on one LED. Parallel Circuit Tutorial Turn on Multiple...

Introduction Beginner tutorials to help you get started with paper circuits! Each tutorial comes with free a downloadable template for classroom use. Introduction to Copper Tape Learn the difference between conductive vs. non-conductive adhesive tapes and how to “draw” with copper tape Simple Circuit Tutorial Turn on one LED. Parallel Circuit Tutorial Turn on Multiple...

Here's a simple fact sheet on circuits and conductors. Includes a helpful glossary.

Here's a simple fact sheet on circuits and conductors. Includes a helpful glossary.

One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see the appeal of this area of study. Projects involving batteries, switches,...Read More »

One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see the appeal of this area of study. Projects involving batteries, switches,...Read More »