Take your circuit skills up a notch as you test out new inputs, experiment with conductive dough, and explore electrical resistance. Learn how to use a potentiometer as an LED dimmer, and build a parallel circuit that you can take home. Complete this certification workshop to become an official “Electronics Maker”! Must have an Electronics Tinkerer certification to participate in Electronics Maker.
Skills Gained: Stripping and splicing wire, using resistors to control voltage in a circuit, and wiring a potentiometer
Tools/Materials Used: Potentiometers, conductive dough, resistors, wire and wire strippers, heat shrink, heat guns, and LEDs
Age: 3rd grade+