Toys from waste CDs

Rubber Band Powered CD Car
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What do you do with the old CDs at home, which aren't being used? How about involving your students to make some lovely toys out of it? We have curated some short videos on toys which can be made from old CDs.

CD Hovercraft

Discussion Points: Air Pressure, Newton's third Law

Blow and Float CD

Discussion Points: Air Pressure, Newton's third Law

Newton's CD Disc

Discussion Points: Components of color, Primary colors, Illusion

Twist Thread Spin CD

Discussion Points: Rotation, Illusion

Spinning CD - Illusions

Discussion Points: Eye Illusion

CD Protractor

Discussion Points: Geometry, Angle, Geometrical Construction

CD Fan

Discussion Points: Propellor, Air Pressure

CD Gyro

Discussion Points: Anti-gravity, Conservation of Angular Momentum

CD Coin Spinner

Discussion Points: Rotation, Balancing

CD Bottle Spinner

Discussion Points: Propellor, Air Pressure

Levitating CD

Discussion Points: Magnetism, Levitation, Magic

CD Spectroscope 1

Discussion Points: Light, Diffraction, Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Refraction

CD Spectroscope 2

Discussion Points: Light, Diffraction, Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Refraction

CD Spectroscope 3

Discussion Points: Light, Diffraction, Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Refraction

Foldable Paper Cellphone Spectrometer using CD

Discussion Points: Light, Diffraction, Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Refraction

CD Spectrometer

Discussion Points: Light, Diffraction, Spectrum, Spectroscopy, Refraction

Simple CD Gyroscope

Discussion Points: Anti-gravity, Angular Momentum, Conservation of Angular Momentum

Rubber Band Powered Car With CD

Discussion Points: Elasticity, Potential and Kinetic Energy

Straw CD Spinner

Discussion Points: Air pressure, Newton's third law

Rubber Band Powered CD Car (2 wheels)

Discussion Points: Elasticity, Potential and Kinetic Energy

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