Makey Makey Projects for Years 4-6

These lesson ideas demonstrate how to combine Makey Makey together with Scratch to create all sorts of interesting solutions with students, as well as teach the basics of circuity, conductive materials and algorithms.

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Year band(s) 3-4, 5-6
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Implementation (programming), Computational thinking
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Identify and explore a range of digital systems with peripheral devices for different purposes, and transmit different types of data


Implement simple digital solutions as visual programs with algorithms involving branching (decisions) and user input


Examine the main components of common digital systems and how they may connect together to form networks to transmit data


Implement digital solutions as simple visual programs involving branching, iteration (repetition), and user input

Keywords Makey Makey, Peripherals, Algorithms, Visual programming, Scratch, Coding, Digital systems, Input device
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Design and Technologies, STEM

Anthony Speranza


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