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Bourn Idea Lab @ Castilleja School

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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

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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.


Build and Program a Humanoid Robot that Walks

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Learn about how humanoid robots walk using a simple gait engine that is based on how people really walk. Demonstrations using real champion walking humanoid robots.



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.


CalSol, UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team

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



ChipiKart

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The ChipiKart is the smallest entry to the 2013 Power Racing Series. Powered by two brushless electric motors, it's a brutally effective tire-to-dust converter, and all the fun you can fit in a lawn tractor seat.


Citizens in Space

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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.


Community Science Workshop Network Project

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The Community Science Workshop Network Project supports hands-on science education in low-income communities throughout California. We build science projects using trash, junk, and recycled materials. Come build with us!


Crash Space

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We are a collection of hackers, programmers, builders, makers, artists and people who generally like to break things and see what new things we can build with the pieces.


Crazy Picasso with Running Sensors

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An innovative DIY project that combines the application of electrical sensors and a new type of 3D art design together for fast prototyping is presented.


Creative Commons

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Creative Commons is the legal and technological protocol that creative people can use to share their work with each other. Creative Commons licenses make it easy for creators to adapt and build on each other's ideas.


Critical Making

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UC Berkeley Student Projects from the "Critical Making" offered by the Berkeley Center for New Media.


Crowd-Powered Bridge Design and Research Projects

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Brainstorm, sketch, prototype, design, and build a massive bridge with other Makers! Also, don't miss out on interacting with our lab's research projects!


CuriOdyssey Mobile Museum

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Visit CuriOdyssey's Mobile Museum to experiment hands-on with gears, gadgets, and mechanical science exhibits. Try out your maker skills by designing, creating, and testing your own wind-powered vehicle on our test track!


Dangerous Eventualities & other puppet shows

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


Design with the Lawrence Hall of Science

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Design, build, and test with the Lawrence Hall of Science. Take a hydraulic system challenge to lift a pumpkin or operate a crane. Ride a bike on a virtual playground, play with giant games, and test fun TechHive prototypes.


DGM: The History of the Game Console Controller

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The History of the Game Console Controller, from the Fairchild controller of 1976 up through today's motion controllers, plus a section dedicated to rhythm games like DDR. Experience gaming as it used to be played!


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