20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius

Written by two school librarians, this book provides ideas for physical builds and coding, for new and reluctant coders, that are easily achieved by middle school and high school aged youth.

Library staff will be able to effortlessly take these projects and implement them in tween and teen STEM programs. The book is a thorough resource for lesson planning. As you read through it, the projects increase in difficulty, allowing you to utilize it with both beginners and advanced coders. Beginner lessons require a Makey Makey and basic craft supplies; while more advanced lessons challenge you to combine it with Raspberry Pi, Scratch Coding, or 3D printing. It's recommended to start with a very basic lesson before implementing some of the others that are in the book.

Audience: 
Upper elementary (3-5)
Middle school (6-8)
High school (9-12)
Learner Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Facilitator Type: 
Library staff member
Community member
Facilitator Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Type of Library: 
Public
School
Tribal
Special
Library Location Type: 
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Size: 
Very small (< 300 students, < 10k population)
Small (< 500 students, < 24k population)
Medium (< 750 students, < 99k population)
Large (< 1000 students, < 500k population)
Very large (1000+ students, 500k+ population)
Topic: 
Making
Program Type & Frequency: 
In school time
Out of school time
Ongoing sessions
One time session
Requirements: 
Technology required
Cost
Resource Type: 
Books & magazines
Lesson plans & activities
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