This course requires the purchase of a Materials Kit: CTY Inventions Course Kit.


You may source all of the materials on your own if preferred.  

List of materials included in Materials Kit:

  • Uncooked spaghetti
  • Gumdrops
  • Ping pong ball
  • Small squares of wax paper, aluminum foil, and plastic wrap • Insulated wire
  • 2 D-cell batteries
  • 2 battery holders
  • 4 3.7V light bulbs
  • 4 light bulb holders
  • Electrical tape
  • Buzzer
  • Safety goggles


Supply your own -These materials not included in Materials Kit: 

  • Device for taking pictures and videos Materials self-chosen for design projects 
  • Baking and pantry ingredients self-chosen for design project
  • Toilet paper tube
  • Small piece of cardboard
  • Rubber bands
  • Scissors
  • Glitter, small beads, and/or other self-chosen small objects
  • 5 materials to test for conductivity from around your home
  • 1-2 standard size pieces copy paper 
  • 1 standard paperclip (optional)
  • 3 inches of Scotch tape (optional)
  • Glue (optional)
  • 3 staples (optional)