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

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From: Patricia Knott (pknott_6_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 09 2008 - 15:11:27 PDT


How about asking the kids for ideas? make it a recycling problem --
and they probably have no idea about the Commodore which was my
favorite all time machine. Make it a history lesson and then create
a Homage to the Floppy

Patty

On Aug 9, 2008, at 5:57 PM, Sears, Ellen wrote:

> 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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