Thursday, 3 September 2015

Woodhill School makes music with Makey Makey

Coding with MaKEY MaKEY


What's MaKey MaKey?


Welcome to the world of MaKey MaKey! A world where every day objects are much more than what they appear. Bananas are more than just a curvy fruit - they’re keys to a virtual piano. Play-dough isn’t just a tasty child’s toy - it’s the controlling force behind Pacman’s up/down/left/right. And your simple pencil drawings are a portal to Portal.


Click on the link and view what can be created using MaKEY MaKEY




MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Woodhill children had the opportunity to explore, programme and create a musical instrument using Makey Makey. Thank you Jay Silver!

Below is the learning brief.


Group Challenge


Create a musical instrument using “Scratch’ and ‘MakEY MaKEY’
  • Select any musical instrument
  • Can use boxes, tin foil, playdough


Type
Criteria                            
Musical Instrument
Has to be able to play at least 5 different notes

Must be connect to something physical


Here is the script to get you started
                                                               
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