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It’s a Snap

Circuits and Marie Van Brittan Brown

2024-02-26 15:00:00 2024-02-26 16:00:00 America/Chicago It’s a Snap Explore electronics and learn about the inventor of the home security system. Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Monday, February 26
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-26 15:00:00 2024-02-26 16:00:00 America/Chicago It’s a Snap Explore electronics and learn about the inventor of the home security system. Study Commons at the Wag Center - Multipurpose Room

Explore electronics and learn about the inventor of the home security system.

A circuit is a passage for electronic current to flow, and we use hundreds of them daily. To turn on a light, increase the volume, or charge a phone. Marie Van Britton Brown, a Black nurse from New York, wanted to feel safe in her home, so she created a closed-circuit television security system (the model for all business and home security today). Using Snap Circuits, follow the step-by-step directions to build an FM radio, digital voice recorder, burglar alarm, doorbell and more.

AGE GROUP: | Tweens (ages 9-11) |

EVENT TYPE: | STEM & Nature |

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