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Makey Makey: Circuits & Programming

Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It’s a simple invention kit for beginners and experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between. With the Makey Makey, students can make any conductive material act as the input device for a computer. Makey Makey believes that the maker movement is more than just robots, 3D printing, or STEM, or even building things. It allows students to become hardware engineers and solve real-world design challenges by providing a landscape that fosters curiosity and creates vibrant learners.

Age: For students age 8 and older

Cost: Makey Makey Classic = $49.95
Makey Makey Go = $19.95
Classroom kits and add-ons are available at an additional cost 

Makey Makey Education Website
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Curricular Connections:
Makey Makey Educator Guide
Common Core, NGSS & ISTE Standards
Makey Makey Lesson Plans