AUTOPLAY
Motorized Optical Color Mixer With A Switch
12 steps
How does it make orange?
Collect your materials.
1. Collect your materials.
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Punch a hole about a 1/2 finger length from the end of a jumbo craft stick.
2. Punch a hole about a 1/2 finger length from the end of a jumbo craft stick.
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Remove mounting nut and washer from toggle switch & insert into hole. Replace washer and nut firmly
3. Remove mounting nut and washer from toggle switch & insert into hole. Replace washer and nut firmly
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Attach motor, wire side down, to stick w/ foam tape. Ensure motor shaft sticks beyond end of stick.
4. Attach motor, wire side down, to stick w/ foam tape. Ensure motor shaft sticks beyond end of stick.
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Wrap rubber band around battery lengthwise, and mount to stick above back of toggle switch with tape
5. Wrap rubber band around battery lengthwise, and mount to stick above back of toggle switch with tape
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Push the motor into the center of the glue stick, so it’s firmly attached and spins freely.
6. Push the motor into the center of the glue stick, so it’s firmly attached and spins freely.
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Attach small wire to center contact on toggle switch. Connect black to battery, red to switch.
7. Attach small wire to center contact on toggle switch. Connect black to battery, red to switch.
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Attach a craft stick to the glue stick with foam tape. Make sure it spins when switch turns on!
8. Attach a craft stick to the glue stick with foam tape. Make sure it spins when switch turns on!
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Create an alternating pattern on a top design using only two primary colors.
9. Create an alternating pattern on a top design using only two primary colors.
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Create two other combinations, and cut all three out of the sheet.
10. Create two other combinations, and cut all three out of the sheet.
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Attach a colored shape to the top stick with foam tape, and watch the colors blend!
11. Attach a colored shape to the top stick with foam tape, and watch the colors blend!
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Try all three shapes and colors. What do you see?
12. Try all three shapes and colors. What do you see?
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