Squish Circuits: Teaching Electricity with Play-dough

Science Teachers!  Classroom Teachers!  Wouldn’t your students love this!

4 Minute Video Demonstration with AnnMarie Thomas

From TED

In a zippy demo at TED U, AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties — by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers.

For kits, lesson plans, recipes and more, visit Squishy Circuits website


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  1. Juan García said:

    electricity is an element which can not do without today. Betting on low-cost energy forms such as LED seems like a good idea but no solution

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