This project is aimed at educating students without the need for coding.
In the classic board game Operation, players must remove organs from their “patient” without setting off a buzzing, flashing alarm. The inventor, John Spinello, got the idea from a childhood memory of sticking a safety-pin into a light socket — although getting shocked when you make a false move has always been part of the fun!
This version uses mainly everyday household and recycled materials, and it’s easy for kids to build themselves. There’s no programming involved — just a simple paper circuit, basic components, and 3V coin battery for power.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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