* Students will not be taking the building sets home. The sets can be purchased from vendors.
Snap Circuits – Arcade
Grade 3 and up Prereq: none
Students use building pieces with snaps, a programmable word fan, a tri-color light orb, a dual LED display, and a microcontroller, to assemble different electronic circuits on a “base grid” that functions like printed circuit board found in electronic products. Learn the basics of electricity, engineering and circuitry while creating fun interactive games that emulate memory game, card game, racing games and more.
Age: 8 and up Prereq: none
Unleash your inner inventor. Build and play with circuits to creating your own electronic inventions. Motors, wheels, lights, switches, servos, buzzers, etc are snapped together to invent a remote control racecar, build an automatic bubble blowing device, make a bumper ball game and more. In the midst of creating all the exciting electronic gizmos, student will learn about the electronics components, circuit diagrams, symbols, connections and polarities