MaKey MaKey Scratch Interactive Book

MaKey Makey Scratch Interactive Book

Westport LIbrary MakerSpace

September 5, 2015


MaKey MaKey




Copper Tape Wizardry


Conductive copper tape:


The Fine Art of Electronics {under construction} (Jie Qi):



To turn sharp corners:
1. Flip your tape over opposite the direction you want to turn, so the sticky side is face up, and flatten.
2. Flip the tape back over in the direction of your turn.
3. Flatten the corner again and you’ve got a crisp corner!

copper tape corner



To make curves:
1. Stick the end of your tape down to create an anchor.
2. Crease the tape slightly to turn and flatten the crease.
3. Continue creasing and flattening as you continue down the tape and soon a curve will emerge.

The more you turn at each step, the tighter the curve.  Also, the thinner your tape, the sharper you can make the turns.

copper tape curve




Paper Circuits with copper tape:





DIY Paper Switch 



The Story


"The entrance to the labyrinth faces east to catch the first sunlight of the day. There Ariadne awaits, holding a spool of silver thread. After his journey through the labyrinth to face the Minotaur, Theseus, holding the end of the thread, retraces his path back to her. In the early light of both sun and moon, Theseus and Ariadne embrace."


Our Completed Book