Archive for October, 2014

Young Maker’s Class, week 2

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

October 20, 2014
This week we worked with electronics. We worked with simple LEDs and 3 volt coin cell batteries. I taught the kids to put an LED on the battery with the long lead on top (flat side) and the short lead on the bottom. This creates an instant light. We used a little bit […]

Young Maker’s Class, week 1

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

October 12, 2014. Time: 1 hour

I am teaching a six week Young Maker’s class through the Tigard-Tualatin School Foundation’s SEED program. The first class covered books and making a Maker notebook.
I started off by showing how different types of books are put together. I showed the following types of books:

Spiral bound (useful for cookbooks and […]