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3D Printing and the Future of Design Education

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Though design was once the sacred realm of professionals with special training, 3D tools and fabrication techniques are now taught at schools, breeding a new generation of empowered makers. Come hear about the future from design education innovators
Introduction by designer and author Carla Diana, featuring a sneak peek of The Maker Prince, an upcoming Maker Media children's book on the future of 3D printing
Mini-presentations:nK-12- Jaymes Dec, Head of Fab Lab at Marymount School for GirlsnCollege Design Programs- Mike Glaser, Director, Drexel Univ. Product DesignnBeyond College- Jeffrey Lipton, Cornell Univ. Creative Machines Lab


44 Daughters

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The 44 Daughters is a collection of handmade dolls that celebrate our differences as part of a huge family. They reflect how important it is for us to be inclusive, and how we should be respected for who we are.


Autodesk

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Autodesk 123D is free software integrated with content and fabrication services. At Maker Faire NY Autodesk will be hosting a hands on makerspace where participants can have hands on experiences with our free apps and 3d printers. We also will be hosting an educational hack-a-thon where educators will be answering the question ""How do you use a 3D printer in your classroom?


Blokify

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Blokify building 3d modeling iOS application that allows everyone, including children to quickly and easily make a mental image into a virtual creation via our block based modeling system.


Build An Energy Scooter with PS 107

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Fourth and fifth grade students at PS 107 have built scooters from scratch and designed devices to capture and harness the scooters' energy when they are ridden. Come to our presentation and we will share our designs with you.


Central Jersey Robotics Group

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Students present Sumo Robots; "How to Talk to a Robot" Visual Basic robotics instruction; Solid Doodle; Sumo Robots & ESRA 3-D printed Robot Head on Thingiverse; Hack-A-Toy robot construction techniques; Raspi PiFace Digital


Children as Makers, Makers as Children

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What were today's adult makers like as kids? How can we encourage today's kids to be makers? I've been asking makers about their childhoods, and will share some of the stories I've heard and lessons I've learned.


Clone Computers

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clone computers is a open source linux platform that is affordable and works.


CoLaboratory Projects at UNIS

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Elementary School Maker Projects from United Nations International School's CoLaboratory.


Creative Robotics at The Hewitt School

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The Hewitt School is a K-12 girls school. Our computer science classes emphasize meaningful applications of programming and robotics. Students use GoGo Boards and Arduinos to solve compelling problems that they care about.


Deezmaker 3D Printers

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Deezmaker manufactures the popular and robust Bukobot 3D Printer and Bukito Portable 3D Printer starting at $699. We pride ourselves in making quality products. We were the first walk-in retail 3D printer store and hackerspace on the west coast providing 3D printers, 3D printing services, classes and 3D printing supplies to the Los Angeles area.


DIY Girls: Inspiring women and girls to make

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DIY Girls encourages women and girls to become makers. Come make a project with us!


E-APS Emergency Antenna Platform System

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This lightweight open source portable tool helps Amateur Radio Operators deploy HF and VHF/UHF antennas high in the field using standard parking lot light / flag poles.


Esurance

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Stop by the Esurance booth to meet the Road to Maker Faire Challenge winner and check out our latest tech innovation: photo claims on Esurance Mobile.

Discover how Esurance makes car insurance easier at esurance.com.


FlowX26

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FlowX26 is a life-size version of the mobile app Flow Free. Instead of connecting circles using your finger, people will be walking on tiles that will light up. The game board is an interactive platform that reacts to steps.


Giant Potholder Rug Looms

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DIY on our Giant Potholder Rug Looms Make thick luxurious rugs from upcycled cotton t-shirts and felted wool sweaters on giant looms - all ages DIY


Hand Tools for Little Hands: Woodworking with Young Makers

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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.


Homemade 3d printer

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A 3d printer, cnc machine, 3d scanner, and drawing robot all combined in one miraculous machine.


Invent-abling, a materials kit for boys and girls

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A creative design kit that exposes children to an assortment of smart materials and electronic components for interactive craft projects


Kaleidoscope Learning Center

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Kaleidoscope Learning Center is the exciting place for life-long learning in Northwest New Jersey. Join in the fun as we discover, create and innovate with kids and adults.


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