Stop by the Tinkersphere booth to get some robots, toys, hobby electronics, crafts, and tool kits to start tinkering at any age! Tinkersphere hopes to inspire, educate and empower tinkerers of all ages by providing a range of toys, crafts, robot kits, and hobby electronic kits for all skill levels. Tinkersphere is preparing little tinkerers for the digital age we live in while giving grown tinkerers a place to entertain their hobbies and gain new ones. Visit Tinkersphere at 304 East 5th Street (between 1st and 2nd Ave) in Manhattan or online at tinkersphere.com! Tinkersphere is proud to be a sponsor at this year's Makerfaire.
NYSCI's Maker Space presents woodworking for makers of all ages. Families with young children are invited to explore hand tools and materials, practice using hammers, nails and sandpaper, and use their creative skills to design and build their own wooden creation.
Meet the Makers of NYSCI and learn about the design and DiY-focused programs we run year-round. Make your own instrument, glider or under water robot. Play with perspective. Design with motion. Encounter robotic insects.
This is a human-scale kaleidoscope designed for exhibition spaces. The participants are encouraged to see the show differently through the lens of their camera, by holding their phones up to the kaleidoscope. It is fully arti
This panel will gather several outstanding K-12 educators who are using making in their classrooms. We will share some of our favorite student projects and talk about the benefits and challenges of having a makerspace for a classroom.
The Life Size Mousetrap is a fantastically hand crafted, 16 piece, 50,000-lb. interactive kinetic sculpture set atop a 6,500-square-foot game board. This giant Rube Goldberg style contraption comes complete with a Vaudevillian style show, original Musical score by the one woman band Esmerelda Strange, Sexy Mice can-can dancers, clown workers, acrobatic hi jinks, and other spectacular scenes dedicated to the pursuit of spectacle-laden fun!
Explainers will present Peculiar Density and SciMix--to demonstrate the amazing aspects of density with heavy gas and invisible solids. NYSCI Explainers will also display a variety of science activities.
The Art of the Brick Exhibition by Nathan Sawaya, now open at Discovery Times Square is proud to display the "Melting Man" made completely out of LEGO bricks in celebration of the Makers!
Stop by the NYSCI Library for a fun project. Crayons, colored pencils and book templates will be available for authors and illustrators of all ages. Makers: NYSCI Science Technology Library staff and volunteers
SpinBots is a workshop that allows kids to build a working ArtBot. Using surplus motors, switches and laser cut parts, young roboteers can build their very own art making robot.
Bash the Trash builds, performs and educates with instruments made from reused materials. Our performers will take participants on a journey of science, sound and sustainability, using demonstration, hands-on participation and group performance. Audience members will learn how instruments work and how to make and experiment with their own.