I loved the game, “Operation!” as a kid. It was awesome and ridiculous fun. When I saw that the 6th grade Next Generation Science Standards reference body systems, I knew there was a STEAM project in there somewhere. This simple circuit, “Operation!” game is the result.
Here is the full lesson:
Here is a link to the presentation that explains the lesson, and provides a visual, step-by-step process of how to build the game:
And, here is a template I use for the body:
P.S. If you try this out, send me pics of your kids’ works! email@example.com