Squishy Circuits

Skills and Concepts:

  • Circuit Basics
  • Series vs Parallel Circuit
  • Motor Circuit
  • Buzzer Circuit
  • Conductivity
  • Insulation

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.

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