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“Gertie” the robot


Gertie is a jumping robot that uses a mechanism called "Delta robot" to displace it's center of gravity which allows it to tilt side to side and even jump!

A Mini Forklift to Haul Klein Bottles


Build a do it yourself mini-forklift robot to get boxes out from under your house. Along the way, explore Mobius Loops, Klein Bottles, and other mathematical curiosities!

A Stitch in Time: Embroidery from then and now


Machine Embroidery, Bad Puns.nHow can I help you adorn your textile project?

AeroQuad – The open source multicopter project!


The AeroQuad is an open source quadcopter/multicopter project which provides freely available software and hardware designs, with a friendly and helpful online community since 2009. Turn your Arduino into a flying quacopter!

Alan Macy: Technical Artist, Biologist, Maker


Artist Alan Macy explores the human sensor network—the nervous system—in artworks such as the "human sensitive chair" he has on display at Maker Faire.

Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne: Solar Revolutionaries


Meet Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne, whose Kickstarter project the Solar Pocket Factory manufactures solar panels on your desktop; and Jerrold Karmin, who builds portable solar power plants, light towers, and
fantastic solar vehicles for Burning Man.

ALL Power Labs


ALL Power Labs focuses on small-scale gasification. We make biomass gasifiers that are ready for everyday use, to serve real world distributed energy needs.

Amazing Science


Amazing Science: Tornados, smoke rings and more. Watch 6 foot tall undulating dry ice fog tornados and learn how to build the apparatus. Watch 18 inch diameter smoke rings travel 30 feet or more.

Anacleto, T-REX Dinosaur puppet


I'm Gabriel, I have 15 years old and I built Anacleto. A Giant T-Rex puppet that I control inside.

Analog computers!


Play with analog computers, experiment with chaos, and fly an analog lunar lander simulation.
Before digital computers, analog computers were the standard way to solve solve equations and perform simulations.

Analog Sensory Cane


A normal white cane is modified using Ping))) sensor technology and Arduino.

Angry Battleships II


Battle Pond Axis vs Allies combat all day, Saturday and Sunday, with plenty of hands-on audience participation during and between battles. Fun for kids of all ages!

Applied Science and Engineering at Menlo School.


Students from the Applied Science and Engineering program at Menlo School will show off their amazing projects. The students used their brains and raw hands plus pieces of wood and metal, bare wire, transistors and micro con

Aquaponics System Design Fundamentals


Aquaponics is a hybrid of Aquaculture and Hydroponics. Come learn the fundamentals, including component functions, hardware, materials, and species selection, with a focus on regionally appropriate design.

Aragon Robotics Team presents OG-9 and Giraffa!


The Aragon Robotics Team will be showcasing their frisbee shooting robot, OG-9, built in just six weeks. In addition, their robot Giraffa will demonstrate its ability to deftly score rings on a rack of pegs.



Creators of the original Singing Tesla Coils, the crew of ArcAttack uses their high tech wizardry to generate a truly 'electrifying' live music performance.

Arduino Remote Controlled Maglev Model


Arduino Remote Controlled Maglev Model with Electromagnetic Propulsion

Are you FARMcurious?


Learn what it takes to produce your own food and eat seasonally and sustainably without abandoning your urban lifestyle. Pick up a kit to help get you started while you're here.



Aurora is an opalescent willow with hand-beaten copper leaves that chime in the wind. At night, the tree comes alive with light, rotating through the spectrum of colors and providing spectacular illumination. It is a fairy tr

Aurora Light Graffiti


As Aurora Light Painters (NBC's America's Got Talent Quarter Finals) we invented a way to do live light painting so everyone can see the image as it forms. Attendees can use light toys as "paint brushes" on an "air canvas".


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