Electronics and wearables

Did you know about these different types of electronic components you can use in your projects?

Light Emitting Diode – a light source, used in many appliances. LED’s have a + and – terminal and must be connected correctly to the + and – terminal of the battery.


Provide power to your circuit including battery packs, coin cells (CR2032 often used in hobby projects) and solar cells. Also includes usb power cables and adaptors that plug into the mains. There is always a positive terminal and a negative terminal of a battery.

Power sources

Used to connect and disconnect the circuit in a controllable way


Wires, conductive thread, paint and fabric, copper foil tape – conductors used to connect components and power sources


Components that can be used to make a circuit on paper

Circuit stickers

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