Interactive Posters with Makey Makey

Students can use interactive posters to retell stories, make their maps interactive, bring to life their science notebooks, engage in math discourse, and so much more!

GRADE

Intermediate

CONTENT AREA

Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music

CONTRIBUTED BY

STEM Camp EDU

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STEM Camp EDU

MATERIALS

  • Makey Makey

  • iPad/Chromebook

  • Copper Tape/Aluminum Foil

  • Poster Board

  • Markers/Crayons/Colored Pencils

  • Scratch Code

IMPLEMENTATION

  1. Students design the poster as if they were doing a typical poster.

  2. Students will use conductive materials to attach to the poster to creative the interactive features.

  3. Using Scratch, students will use the When _______ Key is pressed, play sound ________ blocks.

  4. After they have finished coding what their poster is going to say, they can connect their Makey Makey to the conductive material of their poster.


Some Helpful Tips:

  1. Use Keyrings for the ground to keep hands as free as possible.

  2. Set up templates using Scratch for Younger students