Fremantle Light and Sound Discovery Centre
Program details


Radio Radio
90 minutes workshop
$8.00 per student (includes all parts)

Suitable for Science classes and Technology classes.

Year 5 to Year 10

Toilet Roll Radio


Students will be introduced to the basic components of electronics, namely the resistor, diode, tuning capacitor, inductance coil, aerial and earth.

Then they will then assemble a ‘toilet roll radio receiver’ (crystal set), based on a cardboard toilet roll tube, that actually works.

Information will also be provided on how to build other sets.

This is an inspiring introduction to the study of electronics.


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