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Baffling the Cacophony


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!

BAGRS live steam group


The Bay Area Garden Railway live steam group runs garden gauge live steam engines on a portable track. These locomotives are scale versions of actual prototype locomotives and, in most cases, are completely built from scratch

Be a Mentor for High School Robotics: Have Fun!


Young people need heroes to inspire them about Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics. You can be one & we need you! Learn about hero opportunities in robotics programs for elementary through high school age.



We believe that innovations in biology should benaccessible, affordable, and open to everyone. We've built a community biology lab fornamateurs, inventors, entrepreneurs.

BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Power Pack Kit


The BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo is an Open Source battery-backed solar power supply, capable of charging/powering devices like smart phones, Arduino or Raspbery Pi projects, or mini-robot armies.

Bourn Idea Lab @ Castilleja School


We are a digital fabrication studio at an independent all-girls school for grades 6-12 located in Palo Alto, California. Girls (and teachers!) come to the lab to tinker, build, and prototype.

BPS Makes!: Mobile MakerCarts in Schools


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


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.

Build your own BioPrinter for under $150!


Bioprinting is printing with biological materials - 3D printing with squishier ingredients! In a BioCurious community project, we're building our own bioprinter from scavenged CD drives, an inkjet cartridge, and an Arduino.

CalSol, UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team


CalSol is a student run team at UC Berkeley that designs, builds, tests, and races fully solar-powered vehicles.n



Carsophagus is a Death Defying Pecal Car built for speed, style, and suspense.

Celestial LED Tapestry


We have designed and installed a 21'x9' "Celestial Tapestry". Four hundred and thirty-eight LED stars depicting major constellations and asterisms are featured.

Chabot Telescope Makers


The Chabot Telescope Makers will demonstrate telescope mirror making and testing, as well as answer questions about amateur astronomy in general.

Chemistry Gibberish


Chemistry Gibberish explores the fascinating world of chemistry and allows you to make up a little batch of silly putty while your parents see fun chemistry products. You might even get lucky and see super cold chemistry!

Citizens in Space


Do you have the Right Stuff to be a citizen scientist or citizen astronaut? Citizens in Space has acquired 10 flights on the XCOR Lynx spacecraft. This is your chance to fly.

City X Project


Using 3D printing, modeling and scanning to imagine a better future with kids around the world. Join to learn the basics of 3D printing and modeling and how we're bringing these tools to schools around the world.



{cocoa}'s hand crafted chocolate is made using pure origin vintages that go beyond sustainable, fair trade cocoa beans. Chocolate that is casual , instinctual andnecessary. Something you can eat anytime , anywhere, EVERYDAY.

Coke Zero & Mentos Fountains


See the original Internet sensation LIVE! Geysers of soda shoot over twenty feet into the air in this spectacular mint-powered version of the Bellagio Fountains.


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