CrispyScience is announcing its initiative to develop educational computer interacting toys using MakeyMakey and Scratch. It will show case its first prototype design of an interactive game that demonstrates the Mendelian inheritance principles . The design and software will both be shared under the creative commons licence to the public. The end of webinar will have a brief demonstration of how hardware and software design could be developed and shared by educators with NO programing background. MakeyMakey and Scratch are an open hardware and software combination of platforms that both started at MIT and made innovational and computational thinking accesable to kids all around the globe.
Webinar language: English
Webinar recording: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByaAq8cec6I&feature=youtu.be
Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega and MIT Media Lab research consortia.
MakeyMakey project is based on Reearch at MIT Media Lab's Lifelong Kindergarten.Created by Jay silver, Eric Rosenbaum, JoyLabz.
makeymakey.com/about.phpCrispy Science is a Saudi Arabian startup focused on informal learning and free choice learning. It aims to exciting curiosity by enriching science and technology awareness and promotion through the design and implementation of science communication products,
programs and platforms.