Back to Meet the Makers

Hacker Bee Mystery

Exhibit

The Hacker Bees collect bits and craft artifacts. Mysteriously, half of the colony has disappeared! They need your help keep production running and find missing pieces. Explore Maker booths & solve puzzles to become a maker.


Hacker Scouts

Exhibit

Hacker Scouts promotes STEAM learning and skill building through a variety of developmental and educational methods while focussing on community and family engagement.


Hacker Scouts: a new approach to STEAM education

Presenter

Hacker Scouts is a national youth organization dedicated to STEAM education and skill building. Founders will discuss the program's approach, how to get involved and why it is so relevant to the future of technology and kids.


Hacking the Brookstone Rover

Presenter

Converting IP cameras to Wifi Spy Tanks.nUsing the Brookstone Rover, the process of converting an IP camera into a Wifi Rover will be explained. WIll also demonstrate an API that can be used to program the Rover.


Hexacopter

Exhibit

A hexacopter is a multicopter with six propellers. This one has a camera, a parachute, and sensors to avoid hitting things.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

Presenter

The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!


HoverBolt

Exhibit

Be swept off your feet at the sensation of hovering above the ground! Step onto your magical flying rug and surf the air!


How to make a doll that is UGLY!

Exhibit

nI will teach kids of all ages how to create a doll that is very ugly using 100% sustainable fabrics and resources. Machine sewing and hand sewing will be taught.


Human-Size Autonomous Robots in Strategic Showdown

Exhibit

Two of the world's most advanced hobbyist robots compete in chess! PR2Lite, an autonomous, human-sized robot versus Maxwell, the 5 ft tall, chess-playing winner of the 2011 AAAI Small Scale Manipulation Challenge.


Integrating Engineering and Literacy (IEL)

Presenter

The IEL project at Tufts University explores the connections between challenges faced by characters in books students are reading and the designs and solutions engineered through hands-on projects in the classroom.


Intro to Arduino for All Ages

Presenter

Heard about the Arduino, but not sure what all the terms mean or how it works. This is the presentation for you. For the absolute beginner of all ages.


Jungle Re-use

Exhibit

Build a Giant Jungle made out of recycled SCRAP materials or make your own jungle creature!


Kids Makin’ It

Exhibit

Kids make the darndest things - A soldering iron zoo. Model underwater homes. Mermaid tails. Talking toilet seats and camouflaged spy cameras. Echoing whistles and deodorizing systems. These kids are Makin' It for themselves.


Kinetic Creatures- walking cardboard animal kits

Exhibit

Kinetic Creatures are walking cardboard animal kits. The co-founders Alyssa & Lucas Ainsworth developed their project over 4 years with a goal to make complex mechanics simple to build, while encouraging hands-on making.


Learningtech.org Workshops

Exhibit

Learningtech.org offers a variety of hands-on workshops, including Robotics, Game Programming, Music, & Troubleshooting. We often work in cooperation with individual schools or districts, & the San Mateo County STEM program.


Lego Tank

Exhibit

Lego tank controlled by an Arduino using an Android phone as a remote control.



Lighthouse Community Charter School Makers

Exhibit

LCCS is featuring a group of high school students who have created their own projects to display at the Faire. We are working to bring making and the maker mindset to all of our students from K to 12 in Oakland, CA


Lighty Pop-Up Book

Exhibit

This is a pop up book that uses LEDs that light up certain fixtures on the pages as they are opened or turned. This Make Project was made by three high school students in their Robotics class.


Lockpick Village – Presented by TOOOL

Exhibit

Want to tinker with locks and tools, the likes of which you've only seen in movies featuring cat burglars or secret agents? Then come to TOOOL's Lockpick Village, where you will learn hands-on how physical security operates.


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