OPTICAL ILLUSIONS I know, it’s not exactly an experiment, but illusions are still cool. Designing illusions is even more fun! Use these prompts, found in multiple places online, to drive a conversation and eventual design of optical illusions! Illusions are images that use your EYES to confuse your BRAIN Take…

The Makey Makey is pretty well known in maker circles. My use has been limited to creating new ways for students to create interfaces on computers but there are new implementations that include the use of Little Bits and other tools. The Makey Makey Go is tiny and I keep…

Interested in taking Scratch to your reality? Maybe add a crafting component? Check out the PicoBoard by Picocricket. This board lets you use Scratch to create projects that can sense and respond to things in the world – outside the computer. Definitely fun to try! There is a robust little…