Squishy Circuits

Squishy Circuits Kit

Squishy Circuits kits help kids learn about electric circuits.

Please watch the Squishy Circuits presentation prepared by Debbie Sternklar before using the kits.

CONTAINS:

14 Squishy Circuits boxes.

Each box contains:

  • One Battery Holder with red and black wires attached
  • One Piezoelectric Buzzer with red and black wires attached
  • One Mechanical Buzzer with red and black wires attached
  • One Electric Motor with red and black wires attached
  • 25 LEDs of various colors
  • Extra AA batteries
  • Sandwich bags
  • 2 Books:
    • Squishy Circuits by Kristin Fontichiaro and AnnMarie P. Thomas
    • Electricity Bulbs, Batteries, and Sparks by Darlene Stille

NOTE:

The salt in the conductive dough corrodes the terminals.  Please wipe the components and terminals with a wet cloth after using.

Put the non-working LEDs in the sandwich bags when returning.

RESOURCES:

Ted Talks Squishy Circuits https://www.ted.com/talks/annmarie_thomas_squishy_circuits?language=en

How To Squishy Circuits http://courseweb.stthomas.edu/apthomas/SquishyCircuits/howTo.htm

The Tinkering Studio Squishy Circuits http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/squishy-circuits

Lesson Plan Squishy Circuits
http://beam.ucla.edu/sites/default/files/docs/Squishy_Circuits.pdf

The Squishy Circuits presentation was prepared by Debbie Sternklar,  Voorheesville Public Library for YS Librarian Training at Mohawk Valley Library System, Maker Space Work Party: Squishy Circuits on 4/30/2015.

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