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Baffling the Cacophony

Exhibit

A quiet chill-out meditative and art-making space especially for introverts and the over-stimulated. Stop by to reserve your 25-minute spot to make a collage or just sit, reflect, & breathe. Garment art on view, too!


BPS Makes!: Mobile MakerCarts in Schools

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Join us in our discussion about this flexible platform that brings Fab Lab tools centered on craft, and studio-based processes into the classroom, and make a physical book that interacts with events programmed in Scratch.


Broadening Participation through E-Textiles

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This session examines strategies for broadening participation in the Maker Community through e-textiles, which have sparked the first ever female-dominated electronics hobbyist community around soft circuits.


Caine’s Arcade: From a Movie to a Movement

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The phenomenal story of how "Caine's Arcade" - a viral short film about a 9 year old boy's DIY cardboard arcade - launched a global movement of cardboard creativity in kids & classrooms around the world.



Dangerous Eventualities & other puppet shows

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Stilters escort your dreams & longings to a place where they hang just out of reach.


DIY Cardboard Village

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DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.


From Trash to Treasure – Easy Fun Jewelry Making

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Get Crafty! Make beautiful, thoughtful jewelry in a flash with The Crafty Store's exclusive line of natural brass and pewter findings, made right here in the Bay Area.


Giant Cardboard Robots

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We are Giant. We are Cardboard. We are Robots. The revolution will be corrugated.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

Presenter

The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!


How 2 Today

Exhibit

How 2 Today is dedicated to helping everybody get started learning by removing barriers to making. These projects focus on minimal use of tools, supplies, simple language and a brief time to begin learning to make.


ITSPHUN Geometric Constructions

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Create your own mathematical art object using the ITSPHUN geometric construction system: a funny hat or a rhombicosidodecahedron, a colorful flower or a space-filling honeycomb of gyrobifastigiums, or anything in between.


Journals made from recycled hardcover books

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Handmade journals from recycled vintage books.


Kinetic Creatures- walking cardboard animal kits

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Kinetic Creatures are walking cardboard animal kits. The co-founders Alyssa & Lucas Ainsworth developed their project over 4 years with a goal to make complex mechanics simple to build, while encouraging hands-on making.


Lighty Pop-Up Book

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This is a pop up book that uses LEDs that light up certain fixtures on the pages as they are opened or turned. This Make Project was made by three high school students in their Robotics class.


MakerAR

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Come build the booth in augmented reality on your phone/tablet! - Apps created by an independent hacker named @yosun


Makerspace School Projects

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High school students from our pilot group of 15 Makerspace schools will be exhibiting their final projects. Projects may include converted go-karts, knitted skirts, bicycle-wheel basketball hoops, and stained glass!


OtherFab

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OtherFab is blending hardware innovation with accessible software and an inclusive community to transform the way our world is designed and manufactured.


Paper Patterns

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Textile Designer and Wearable Art Designer Scatha G Allison will present a capsule collection of Paper Dresses, Jackets and Coats constructed from a variety of papers, embellished and treated like fabrics.


Paper Roller Coasters

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Build marble runs using only paper and tape. Andrew's Paper Roller Coaster templates have been used in schools in all 50 states and over 25 countries. It's a great hobby for anyone that likes origami or engineering.


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