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Final Proj Prototype

Play serves an important role in the development of children. Many things that you know about the world and how it works were developed through play (taking turns, following rules, persistence, trial and error, cause and effect). For the final project of the semester you are to invent, design, develop, build, test, refine, and showcase a new toy for children between ages 4 and 8 years old that supports productive play.

Click here for a full project description (PDF).

Part 1: Prototype (in-class testing) on Monday, December 5th, 2016 (3:30pm to 4:15pm)
Documentation (description, images, video, etc) due by Wednesday (12/7) at 9pm


For our project, we made a musical instrument with 3 components.  One component is the keyboard.  The keyboard is composed of 8 touch sensors which play a scale of notes.  The second component is 3 motors that play a sound effect.  The motors used a read rotation sensor that plays sound effects when the angle […]

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