This is a 3D Printer that uses a DLP Projector (outputting UV light) and a polymer that solidifies within this UV range. The plastic solid is formed layer by layer with the help of a stage that is lowered into the polymer.
Of all the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, one of the easiest to prepare for is the creation of your next project. Like every such event, you should have lots of pictures of the process and your only chance is now. After making the novice mistakes of relying on fuzzy photographs of a (temporarily) working circuit with an iPhone 2G and arranging for people to demonstrate a piece without taking lighting into account, Elizabeth wants to spare you the same agonies. Learn why, what, and how to document your next great project. Elizabeth will share opportunities missed, lessons learned, specific tips for documenting your next great project.
Take the duct tape trend to a whole new level and invent a bracelet or other accessory that sparkles with colorful lights. Duct Tape Bling combines duct tape with conductive tape or thread, a battery, and colorful LED's.
How do we equip the current generation with the sustainability skills they need to address the 'grand challenges' such as climate change? We think hands-on, design-centered challenges are the key - and that's why we got a used dumpster. From design to implementation, students will use innovative math and science curricula to help Professor Dumpster transform the barely habitable garbage container into a sustainable house and interactive teaching lab. Professor Dumpster will need all the help he can get because he's about to make the dumpster his new home address!
At its core, engineering is really just figuring out how to solve problems when you don't have all the information in front of you. Engineer Steve Nordhauser of the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, a makerspace in Troy, NY, will take you through the eight steps needed to approach a problem and see it through to completion. Low-tech robotics instructor, English Major, and TVCOG Board Member Kathy Ceceri -- author of the family hands-on activity books "Geek Mom" and "Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future" -- will help keep the discussion at a level everybody can understand.
The Careers in Welding Trailer is the only mobile exhibit on the road today that offers an educational experience for young people to educate them on the career opportunities in the welding industry. It includes five Lincoln VRTEX 360 virtual welding simulator stations and other interactive educational exhibits.
The Xaverian High School Brooklyn Blacksmiths' 2013 FRC robot, the Companion Cube, is loaded with 4 frisbees by a human player, is driven wirelessly, and deposits frisbees in a goal 2 feet high via a pneumatic piston.
Fractal Kit is your gateway to the exciting dimensions where science, math, and art collide. Through a series of fun mind-stretching activities, the kit will be your guide to all sorts of fascinating patterns in nature.
gadgITERATION is a series of hands-on, student directed design workshops that encourage a creative and artistic engagement with technology through a focus on the intersection of technological and design literacies.
GeekDad.com and GeekMom.com are the parenting sites for the geek generation. We love Dr. Who and gaming and electronics and food-hacking and everything else that makes geeks passionate. We want to share these things with our kids, and ensure they know that being different is the best thing in the world.
The BeagleBone Black is a completely Open Hardware and Software single board computer for makers. Have you tried it? Come learn a bit about the BeagleBone Black and find out if it is right for your next project.n