AUTOPLAY
Art Machines: Talkers, Lifters & Pointers!
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You’ll make three kinetic sculptures with this kit. You also need scrap cardboard, pen & scissors.
1. You’ll make three kinetic sculptures with this kit. You also need scrap cardboard, pen & scissors.
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Make three Xs and connect each together with a brass fastener. These are your levers and fulcra.
2. Make three Xs and connect each together with a brass fastener. These are your levers and fulcra.
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Connect the ends together so they move in unison.
3. Connect the ends together so they move in unison.
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Design something that can talk! Draw a face on your cardboard & cut into two pieces.
4. Design something that can talk! Draw a face on your cardboard & cut into two pieces.
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Flip the face. Extend the sticks and fasten them with sticky foam. Keep the two pieces separated!
5. Flip the face. Extend the sticks and fasten them with sticky foam. Keep the two pieces separated!
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It talks! What did it say? Did you have to troubleshoot it to make it work? What else can we make?
6. It talks! What did it say? Did you have to troubleshoot it to make it work? What else can we make?
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Let’s make a grabber! Find scrap cardbord, and design two custom claws!
7. Let’s make a grabber! Find scrap cardbord, and design two custom claws!
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You have a mechanical claw that grabs and lifts! What else could you make?
8. You have a mechanical claw that grabs and lifts! What else could you make?
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Disassemble and rebuild into a sideways pointer machine! It moves right and left on an angle!
9. Disassemble and rebuild into a sideways pointer machine! It moves right and left on an angle!
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Create a pointer with scrap cardboard. Yours can be designed differently! What else can you make?
10. Create a pointer with scrap cardboard. Yours can be designed differently! What else can you make?
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