UPdate - Glasgow and Trace Engineer Circuits

UPdate - Glasgow and Trace Engineer Circuits

December 8, 2015 Baton Rouge, LA - Team Trace Security retuned to Glasgow to continue work on their bionic arm project. Today, students learned about and engineered their own circuits. The circuits powered various types of buzzers and were powered by batteries and switches. Students experimented with carrying the current through different objects and materials, and creating single and parallel circuit layouts. Circuits are used in many engineered devices, and could be used as signaling components on bionic arms. 

Great job students! Keep up the good work everyone! More photos below. 

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