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Offline Activity: LED Lightsword

Build your own intergalactic space sword and learn about circuits in the process!

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  • Subjects
  • Art
  • Electricity
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 5-10 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Group Size
  • Large Groups (5-10)
  • Experience Level
  • No Experience Required
  • PreK-K
  • Grades 1-3
  • Things You'll Need
  • Straw
  • Tape
  • Battery
  • LEDs

Build your own intergalactic space sword from simple materials and learn about circuits in the process!

Educational Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

1-PS4-4

Use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.*

4-PS3-2

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

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