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Heather Rentz

Task #1: Draw & Build a Simple Circuit - Makey Makey

Grades: 8th Grade, 5th Grade, 9th Grade
Subjects: STEAM, Computer Science, Science

Student Instructions

You were asked to draw a prototype of a simple circuit that contained a light, a battery, and a switch. After you completed your prototype you were to collaborate with a partner and explain your schematic. Once you were finished your discussion, you were to build a simple circuit with a partner with the supplies given to you by your teacher. With a small group, you were encouraged to try and create a new circuit by combining your circuit with a different group or to create something new. Using the video tool, respond to the prompts below: 1. Explain in detail the final circuit that your group created. 2. Did your original idea work or did you have the tweak the idea? 3. Were you able to successfully complete the challenge? Why or Why not? Think about what you are going to say before you answer the questions on video. 1. Tap the add button. 2. Tap the video button. 3. Tap the caption tool to add any other information. 4. Tap the check mark to add to your journal.