Color-Mixing LED Crystal
What you get
Make a color-mixing LED crystal and explore the physics of color!
Includes a step-by-step video tutorial link, illustrated blueprint instructions, all the materials, and a special-edition Tinker Zine magazine for more project fun!
Product line:tinker Crate
From the desk of the product designer:
Behind the design
“LEDs blend light to create a rainbow of colors. We wanted a project that really broke this down so kids could appreciate and experiment with the magic.”
By the numbers
Crystal prototypes: 6
Switch designs brainstormed: 14
"Oohs" and "aahs" when we turned off the light in kid testing sessions: 53
My 10 year old enjoyed putting this together. This project fully engaged her in so many levels.
It was fun to build and it’s a good design.