blink blink & Datanauts

IN ORDER TO DO THIS PROJECT YOU WILL NEED A BLINK BLINK POSSIBILITIES KIT, 1 KIT CAN SERVE UP TO 5 PEOPLE. 

Learn about the foundation of the types of materials & systems that are commonly used for the construction of wearable technology by creating your own creative circuits!

To get started with blink blink kit, we have an intro to circuits worksheet that you can download HERE.  We have also compiled a series of videos that will help you to complete the worksheet as well as introduce you to your blink blink possibilities kit! 

 

Video 1: Getting started with the Possibilites Kit

This video will go through each item that comes in the blink blink possibilities kit, giving you brief tricks & tips for to best to work with each item.

 

Video 2: Your first circuit

This video will show you the best first step to take for getting acquainted with the LED & coin cell battery. Remember the long leg of the LED is positive, and the short leg is negative. 

 

Video 3: Introduction to copper tape

Watch this video for tips & tricks on working with blink blink copper tape. This will help you to make your first paper circuit!  

 

Video 4: Introduction to conductive thread

Watch this video for tips & tricks on working with blink blink conductive thread. This will help you to make your first sewable circuit!  

Video 5: Make a paper circuit

Watch this video to walk you through the first circuit on your blink blink worksheet. If you don't have a worksheet, you can download it HERE, or you can just follow along and build this circuit onto any piece of paper!

Video 6: Make a sewable circuit

Watch this video to walk you through the second circuit on your blink blink worksheet. If you don't have a worksheet, you can download it HERE, or you can just follow along and build this circuit into any piece of cloth!