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Inventing with Cardboard Circuits (HA52)

Thursday, March 5 10:30 am–12:20 pm
WCC - 3A

Pre-Registration Required (Open)

Paper circuits are fun, but not very robust. Electronic kits are useful, but they’re pretty expensive. Cardboard circuits hit the sweet spot! Learn how to create low-cost materials that students can use to explore basic electronics, integrate into projects, and use with micro controllers such as Micro:bit, Makey Makey, Arduino, and others. Participants will leave with a basic set of materials constructed during the workshop.

Type: BYOD Workshop
Focus Area: Makerspace, STEM/STEAM, Teacher Librarian
Skill Level: All levels

Presented by

Caitlin McQuinn Caitlin McQuinn, McQuinnable Educational Services, LLC

Caitlin McQuinn is an education technology consultant working in the greater Seattle area. Caitlin worked for Apple for many years, teaching technology one on one and in group workshops, before moving into Ed Tech. Caitlin co-runs NCCE Maker Camp, going into it's fourth summer in 2020.


Conn McQuinn Conn McQuinn, McQuinnable Educational Services

Conn McQuinn is a consultant and the owner of McQuinnable Educational Services. He has degrees in science and education and over 40 years of experience in science and technology education at the Pacific Science Center and Puget Sound Educational Service District. He has taught hundreds of workshops on educational technology, personalized learning, Makerspaces, and more, and has been an active participant in NCCE programs since 1983. For the last decade he has increasingly focused on how we can use neuroscience to empower everyone in the school community - teachers, students, administrators, and parents - to create classrooms where all can flourish.