Creating a responsive museum with Makey Makey

From Friday, March 1, 2019 12:00 AM
to Monday, April 1, 2019 12:00 AM

47th Heraklion Primary School

Invite-only in-person activity

47ο Δημοτικό Σχολείο, Heraklion, Greece

6 class hours project for CodeWeek: In the first two class hours, the 6th grade students during the History discipline have to study the Minoan Civilization that fourished in Crete, Greece and the record the basic art expressions that they developed. They will then record the 5 most important murals (frescoes) that have been found by archaeologists in the Minoan Palaces and write 3-4 sentences for each one and download an image. In the next two hours, in Computer Lab, Alice 3.0 will be used to develop a 3D museum room with the 5 wall frescoes and a virtual narrator that will present information about each frescoe with text and recorded voice (students are already trained in coding with Alice 3.0). Makey Makey will be introduced so as the Alice program responds to touching of Makey Makey poles. The last 2 hours will be in the Arts discipline, where the children have to create a replica of a room with the frescoes in walls. Iron nails will be used for sending the signal of touch to the Makey Makey platform, so that the relevant frescoe is presented in the computer. ----------- UPDATE: Here is the result of the action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymgZ7trUYQQ

    Primary school
    Basic programming concepts Software development Data manipulation and visualisation Art and creativity Visual/Block programming Augmented reality
    programming makey makey coding Alice Java stem STEAM responsive Alice 3.0 Virtual Museum

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