Flashlight Building (Electrical Engineering) Ages 9+

Class: Flashlight Building (Electrical Engineering) 9+ - For this hands-on outreach class at the MIT Edgerton Center. We need a Minimum of 12 students and a maximum of 24. Description: "This activity is appropriate for students ages 9 and up. Any children under the age of 9 who attend will not be allowed to participate in soldering due to its dangerous nature. After inspecting a "real" flashlight, students hypothesize about and draw the electrical connections in the flashlight, and what it means to have an ... Read More

Quizboards (Electrical Engineering) 9+

Class: Quizboards (Electrical Engineering) Age 9+. Hands-on outreach class at the MIT Edgerton Center. We need a Minimum of 12 students and a maximum of 24 for this class. Description: In this activity, students are introduced to the concepts of open and closed circuits and electrical components such as wire, resistors, LED's and a battery so that they can build their very own quizboard. After designing the quiz questions themselves, students learn how to cut and strip wire and make electronic connections. Then, ... Read More