Maker Space: Switched On

About this resource

Type

Learning resource

Years

Prep, 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8

Subject

Physics, Chemistry, Technology

SparkLab Maker Space switched on visitor design - spoon
Maker Space: Switched On

From bedroom lights to traffic lights, we rely on lights that can be switched on and off every single day. Use your design skills to build simple switches through to quirky creations - different types for different purposes.

Control the flow of electrical energy as you create electrical switches and circuits using wires, batteries and a collection of unusual items. What materials will you use and why? How will your switch work? Who are you designing it for and what do they need?


Other resources in this series:


  • Future Makers logo
  • QGC logo
  • Queensland Museum Network and Queensland Government logos

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