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Age range: 7-11
Duration: 30-59 mins | 60 or more mins
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Make a trap to detect Santa

Make an Electronic Santa Detector in this fun science experiment to detect Santa on Christmas Eve

You really want to stay awake to see Santa delivering your presents on Christmas Eve but you might fall asleep, right? This activity helps you create a plan to detect Santa and use your science and electronics skills to learn about circuits. Create a sensor pad with a buzzer or a light to alert you to Santa's arrival with our fun activity below! 

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Oh ho ho, and please do share your experiment highlights with us @IETeducation! #SantaLovesSTEM


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Make a trap to detect Santa

STEM with Mr N shows you how to make a trap to detect Santa!

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