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RE: [teacherartexchange] old 5 1/4 inch floppy disks

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From: Sears, Ellen (ELLEN.SEARS_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 09 2008 - 14:57:09 PDT


Several years ago on Getty someone (I guess Kris Fontes) posted a link
to a book made with floppy disks -
http://www.krisfontes.com/floppy%20disk%20book.htm

Here are directions for a notepad too -
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-make-a-notepad-from-flopp
y-disks-78281/

Ellen (back to school Monday - yikes!)

-----Original Message-----
From: Sue Stevens [mailto:suestevens@rogers.com]
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2008 5:40 PM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: [teacherartexchange] old 5 1/4 inch floppy disks

I've been purging my basement.....a mammoth task really.....
I have 'found' about a hundred 5 1/4 inch floppy disks which I'm about
to
dispose of.....unless I can come up some cool art/craft to do with
them.....I do run a course called 'non-traditional media' so if I can
think
of something, that would be the course....
Any ideas??? All of the floppies are black.

And just becuase you want to know, I have a fully operational Commodore
64
complete with all the good old games! I also have a fully operational
Commodore 128 (but the 64 is better!)......all the discs that are for
disposal are 'educational' programs that are not that fun, or are
systems
discs which are not needed.

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