Liquid Magnetic FerroFluid Clock
The Prints works well within the .20 to .27 resolution range.
Sanding + Xacto knife may be used.
remade with added size and strength
Project:Liquid Ferro Clock
Overview & Background:
This project helps gain an understanding of Magnetic Ferro Fluid and its reaction to different magnets
Students will learn to use Arduino
Students will learn to create/use Schematics
Students will learn to Solder
Students will learn Arduino Processing coding
Students will experience hands on construction
The grades, ages, or skill levels that would be appropriate for this Project.
4th grade+, Age 10+, Skills in Soldering
Skills Learned (Standards):
Complex Thinking Skills
I2C RTC DS1307
x7 9g Servos
Adafruit 16-Channel 12-bit PWM/Servo Shield - I2C interface
CMS Magnetics® 2 oz Ferrofluid + Magnets for Fun! Packed with Gloves and Dropper from amazon.
Kraftyblok 7-1/2" Clear Glass
Arrange the Mount Prints in this pattern with the 2 left mounts over the middle.
Mounts and the setup of the Servo+Actuators
Here is the schematic
1 hour for printing.
1 hours for assembling and programming.
Rubric & Assessment:
What did the student learn for building this?
Any troubleshooting problems the student encountered?
Handouts & Assets: