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Make: Paper Inventions by Kathy Ceceri

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Chapter 2. Paper Tech

Add electricity to create powered paper projects for a whole new level of awesome.

Paper Circuits

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Figure 2-1. You can make circuits that light up with just special tape, an LED, and a battery.

Building paper circuits is a great way to learn about electricity. They’re simple to make, and they can be used to create all kinds of interesting designs! This chapter will show you how to create fun light-up art projects using tiny light bulbs known as LEDs. They’re the little lights that tell you if an electrical device is switched on, and they have many other uses as well. But to get started, you first need to understand something ...

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