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Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture


Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.

solar golf cart/welder


solar powered golf cart is also a powerful welder

Solar Pocket Factory


The Solar Pocket Factory: See a miniature factory make solar panels in front of you

Solar steam powered printing press


Solar steam powered vintage printing press with orrey and traction engine

Solar Vehicle


A toy car that is powered by solar panels that runs on a track.

The KidWind Project


The KidWind Project is offering three hands-on activities about renewable energy. Use a hand crank generator to power toys or pump water. Test out different solar panels to power a fountain.

The Sense of Things


Sensors can track temperature, light, gases, presence in your home. Learn how to build your own inexpensive wireless sensor network using Raspberry Pi, xBee, and Python to track sensor data and store it on the web.

Think with Your Hands: The Science of Art


Witness how a mini maker space and "maker culture" brought authentic assessment and the meaningful integrations of t.e.a.m.s to a PK-8 school's curriculum.

Tour the Hybrid Labs* at California College of the Arts


California College of the Arts supports two "Hacker Spaces". The conversation will cover the history, configuration and philosophy driving these amazing and inspirational spaces.

Trash Amps Portable Speakers


TRASH AMPS turns "trash" into portable speakers for MP3 & GUITAR. We built the SODA CAN SPEAKER, now it's your turn. Build your own TRASH AMP using our new SPEAKER UPCYCLE KIT and show the world how you REUSE IT FOR MUSIC.

UCSC OpenLab


OpenLab will show recent art and science projects created with the DANM Performative Technology Group and Mechatronicsn

Wendy Tremayne and Mikey Sklar: The Good Life Lab


Wendy Tremayne along with partner Mikey Sklar present Wendy's new book The Good Life Lab and tell how they dumped their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico for a more hands-on, sustainable life.


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