E-card Workshop

DFP Classroom: FSC 2300

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UBC's iSchool and Computer Science are hosting a shared workshop to kick off the new year and the new student group. Make friends and things in the Designing for People Forestry Studio! Students new to CS will learn the basics of circuitry building by creating our own interactive electronic cards using LEDs, batteries and copper tape. No prior knowledge is required.

Materials (provided):

  • Copper Tape
  • LED
  • Coin Cell Battery
  • 12mm (CR1225)
  • LilyPad Button Board
  • Cardstock (2-3 pieces)
  • Vellum or Parchment Paper (optional)
  • Clear Tape
  • Gluestick/Glue
  • Scissors/Hobby Knife
  • Decorating Supplies - stickers, markers, or paints to embellish your designs
Event directions

Once you are inside the Forestry Science building walk to the rear (south-east) of the building by passing through the large open study area and up the stairs to the 2nd level student (“treetop”) lounge area. Turn left, pass through the double doors, and room 2300 will be immediately to your right.