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.
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.
ModiBot is a 3d printed, figure-based build system of interchangeable ball & socket connectors. Users choose from over 400 parts to create their own imaginative creatures, robots, heroes and play scenes.
Duct Tape CreationsrnCome and try your hand at making useful items out of duct tape and a few common objects. Sixth graders from Buena Vista Horace Mann (K-8 school from the Mission District) will be instructing in both English and Spanish.
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.
Camp Couture will present the Recycled Collection 2013 - A fashion/runway exhibition where all the garments have been up-cycled to create a sustainable collection. Be prepared to be awed!
Chimera Art Space is the first community arts and maker space in Sonoma County, California. We're a diverse community of artists, makers, hackers, inventors, and mad scientists looking to learn, share and grow.
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.
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!
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.
Abdulrahman will show how kids are engaging in diverse creative experiences while building digital-physical artifacts using Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu) connected to sensors and motors, including a Scratch chain reaction!
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.
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.