Wearable Tech

Wearable Tech workshop for secondary school students

Tues 18th February 2020 (during half term)

Soft circuits for wearable tech

This workshop is designed to inspire students into the world of wearable technology. The students will design and make a wearable product using E-Textiles – a combination of electronics and textiles.  The students will make a wearable item that they will design and make using electronic components, conductive thread and textiles.

Learning Objectives

  • To learn about the design and development of a wearable product
  • To understand basic electronic principles
  • To understand about materials used in wearable technology products
  • To create an electronic circuit using conductive thread
  • To make a wearable product
  • To understand the need for testing and debugging

Materials

All materials will be provided free of charge. The final wearable product can be taken home.

This workshop is suitable for secondary school students.

Where: The workshop will take place at Portishead Library: 24 Harbour Rd, Portishead BS20 7AL Directions to Portishead Library

Time: 10am – 1pm (bring a water bottle as refreshments are not provided)

Registration: Book a place now. The workshop is FREE of charge. Spaces are limited.

This workshop is offered free of charge with the support of The Institute of Engineering and Technology.

I am grateful to Portishead Library for providing the space.