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MAKER makey: Piano

In Maker Makey: Piano, your students will make a piano out of other materials such as fruit, play dough and other materials.Sstudents can then collaborate to make a floor piano.

Maker Makey: Piano supports lessons and learning through the students learning, or consolidating, a range of skills, including but not limited to:

  • Producing models using materials, tools and equipment to show how to control movement and sound.
  • Demonstrating that an on/off state in a circuit can represent the digits one and zero.
  • Identifying necessary components for an electric circuit such as a source of electrical energy and conducting material such as metal wires.
  • Constructing a real or virtual circuit to examine requirements to allow the flow of electricity, including exploring the construction and role of switches.
  • Investigating different electrical conductors and insulators and examining why they may be used.

Important Information & Requirements

  • The incursion runs for 90-120 minutes or half a day.
  • Group sizes are limited to a maximum of 50 students.
  • We can run a maximum of three sessions a day.
  • The ideal location for this incursion is a large indoor area.
  • We require access to the incursion location 30-60 minutes before the start time to begin setting up.
  • Teachers are responsible for supervision of students at all times.

Suitability: Grades 5-6

Number of students: Max 50

Duration: 90-120 Minutes, half a day

2024 Pricing^ (Inc. Materials): From $400 + GST

^Minimum booking, travel fees may apply.