Motorized Optical Color Mixer With A Switch
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How does it make orange?
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Collect your materials.
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Punch a hole about a 1/2 finger length from the end of a jumbo craft stick.
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Remove mounting nut and washer from toggle switch & insert into hole. Replace washer and nut firmly
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Attach motor, wire side down, to stick w/ foam tape. Ensure motor shaft sticks beyond end of stick.
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Wrap rubber band around battery lengthwise, and mount to stick above back of toggle switch with tape
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Push the motor into the center of the glue stick, so it’s firmly attached and spins freely.
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Attach small wire to center contact on toggle switch. Connect black to battery, red to switch.
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Attach a craft stick to the glue stick with foam tape. Make sure it spins when switch turns on!
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Create an alternating pattern on a top design using only two primary colors.
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Create two other combinations, and cut all three out of the sheet.
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Attach a colored shape to the top stick with foam tape, and watch the colors blend!
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Try all three shapes and colors. What do you see?
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