Abraham Lincoln Interactive Museum

We needed an authentic audience to show our what we learned about Abraham Lincoln. Students started with their displays and then added Makey Makey and Scratch to add the interactive part. Click the buttons to hear some facts about Abe Lincoln's life and Presidency

Supplies:

Cardboard
Makey Makey
Foil, Wire, Tape

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Step 1: Design Your Display

Using paper, cardboard, tape and creativity design a display to represent a time in Abe Lincoln's life.

Step 2: Use Scratch to Record the Facts About Abe's Life.

Step 3: Add Makey Makey

We used several different "button" types. Some used a foil bar to touch to make a connection. Press the picture to hear a fact. Others used buttons that had been 3-D printed and connected to the Makey Makey.

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