We kicked off the first day in our series of AwesomeShops today…starting with Day 1 of “Play With Electricity.”
This AwesomeShop is an investigation of electricity, electronics and renewable energy. The idea is to help folks young and old to better understand electricity…what it is, how it works, how we measure it, how to use less of it, and how to make it ourselves.
We assembled various simple electronic circuits with batteries, magnets, test
leads, lightbulbs and LEDs, switches, and potentiometers. This helped everyone better understand the flow of electricty and the function of all the parts. As we finished up, I heard someone say “Whoa, I learned a lot today!” And that’s the idea…