MAKER: Star Car 2014

Emily Marasco
2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Emily Marasco is a Ph.D. student at the University of Calgary. Her research focuses on cross-disciplinary curriculum development for engineering students as well as for K-12 and community outreach programs. Star Car 2014 is an interactive art car that was originally designed and created by an interdisciplinary team of graduate students for a local engineering and art festival. Designed around space exploration and aliens, the car served an educational purpose in addition to its artistic
more » ... ts artistic elements. Three interactive stations were placed around the car, allowing festival-goers to explore different elements of mechanical and electrical engineering through hands-on activities. This handout will summarize the three interactive stations featured on the art car, and outline detailed instructions for creating a conductive circuit to be completed by human touch.
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