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Sunday

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10:00 AM — 5:30 PM

Game of Drones Aerial Sports League

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11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Inventing a Better Mousetrap

Alan Rothschild

This is a presentation based on the world famous collection of patent models from the Rothschild Patent Model collection from the 18th and 19th century. This includes presentation of original models from that era.

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11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Minecraft Circuits in Real Life

Rick Anderson

Learn how to create a \"real\" Redstone Torch with an LED. This is a mini workshop where Rick Anderson will show how to go from Redstone to Breadboard.

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11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Hackschooling – Hacking An Education That Makes Makers

Sarah Hodsdon

All kids are wondrously curious and crazy amazingly creative when given the opportunity to explore and discover in ''making environments.'' Learn how to ''hack'' schooling and help foster the next generation of Makers.

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11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Miniaturizing Your Projects with TinyCircuits

Ken Burns

Join us as we show off the latest products from TinyCircuits for the TinyDuino family - an Arduino based platform the size of a quarter! Get ideas for how to miniaturize your electronic projects to a tiny scale.

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11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

The DIY Way to Creating a Makerspace in Your City

Grace Belangia, Eric Parker

Panel of five maker spaces that have successfully opened in the Southeast with passionate volunteers, business owners and some sweat equity. Make your Maker Space!

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11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

Wearable Electronics: Let’s Make it Together – Project

Kate Hartman

'Wearable Electronics' author Kate Hartman leads us through a simple build resulting in a great piece of wearable tech.

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11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Phases Demonstration

NYSCI Explainers

Learn how mixing chemicals and changing temperatures causes substances to changeu00a0phasesu00a0in a messy way.

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11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Life-Size Mousetrap

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11:30 AM — 12:30 PM

From Moog to Mac

Herbert Deutsch

Musician and inventor Herbert Deutsch will share stories from the making of the Moog synthesizer in 1964 with Robert Moog, and perform some early electronic music selections.

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11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

Using the Arduino with LabVIEW

John Ferreira

To show how easy it is to control hardware and acquire data using an Arduino UNO as an IO interface to LabVIEW.

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11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Practical Advice for Bringing Making to School

Sylvia Martinez, Gary Stager

Why is school boring? There's no reason for this - learning is fun! Just look at Maker Faire. We are on a mission to make schools places full of the joyful, vibrant learning seen at Maker Faire. It can be done, it must happen - so let's get going!

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11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Raspberry Pi: Digital Creativity

Clive Beale, Rachel Rayns

Clive Beale and Rachel Rayns from the Raspberry Pi Foundation will talk about how the Raspberry Pi is being used for digital creativity, how we are supporting this and our plans for the future.

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11:45 AM — 12:00 PM

Making Board Games More Interactive

Allen Mendes, Aatur Mehta, Bhavya Gohil

Since the boom of computer gaming the usage of board games is slowly declining, Our Idea being, to re-innovate the way we play board games and reviving those classic board Games.

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11:45 AM — 12:00 PM

BioMaker: Biologists as Tool-Builders

Andrea Habura

Scientific tools used to be made, not bought. But in the late 20th century, that tradition was lost. Scientists became consumers of tools, and the tool-builders stopped doing science. It's time to turn that around.

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11:45 AM — 12:15 PM

Zero to Maker: Getting Up to Speed with the Maker Movement

David Lang

David Lang explains how he became a maker after losing his job, and how the experience helped him co-found OpenROV, a community and product line focused on undersea exploration. His book, Zero to Maker, is a guide for others who want to get involved.

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12:00 PM — 1:00 PM

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12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

Networked Mobile Robots with Python or JavaScript on BeagleBone

Jason Kridner

With high-level language support, pulse-width modulators, analog to digital converters and built-in microcontrollers, BeagleBone Black is ideal for making robots. Get a quick survey of how people are building robots with BeagleBone Black today.

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12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

Chibitronics Circuit Stickers for Paper Crafting with Circuits

Jie Qi

Introducing circuit stickers as a new way to combine paper craft with electronics. Anyone can use these to create fun, beautiful interactive projects. I will be demoing the stickers and sharing example projects.

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12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

NASA Launching your Small Satellites

Garrett Skrobot

Learn how NASAs CubeSat Launch initiative provides opportunities for your small satellite to fly in space. They are flown as auxiliary payloads on previously planned missions as deployments from the International Space Station.

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12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

Invitation to Innovation: Making Molecules and Minds

Lavonne Hunter

NYC teacher gets educated by her students on how to make learning fun, democratic and meaningful. For teaching challenging concepts in biology, now there's a model for that! If you build it, they will come. If they make it, they will stay.

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12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

Flight Demonstration

NYSCI Explainers

It was once said, ''what goes up must come down''. Is this always true? Come learn about what makes hot air balloons, blimps, airplanes and rockets defy the laws of gravity in this demonstration that ends with a bang.

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12:15 PM — 12:45 PM

Making Education: Finding New Ways to Educate and Excite across All Diciplines

Adam Kemp

Making in education has the ability to inspire and motivate students across all disciplines. Take part in a discussion on how the maker movement is changing education for a better tomorrow!n

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12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

Life-Size Mousetrap

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12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

e-NABLE: Using 3D Printing to Give the World a ”Helping Hand”

Mohit Chaudhary, Dante Varotsis

Since its creation, the global e-NABLE network has sought to improve the design of the ''Robohand,'' a 3D printed prosthetic hand. Open source design files plus a growing community of makers have resulted in a crowd-sourced solution to low-cost prosthetics.

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12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

Absolute Beginner’s Intro to Breadboarding [Electronics Prototyping]

rich sulin

You've never touched a transistor? We'll show you how to build your first electronic circuit, using real electronic parts. We'll do a few mods to show its flexibility. Suitable for ages 7+. No electronic skills required. No soldering involved.

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12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Meet Maker Educators: Inspirational Stories from the Cutting Edge

Steve Davee, Lisa Regalla

Maker Ed hosts powerful stories by partners working in schools, libraries, museums, and organizations. We'll celebrate the many forms and approaches to making in education. Join us, make connections, gain insights, and contribute to the discussion!

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12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

3D Printing in Space: The Next Frontier!

Niki Werkheiser

This year, history will be made when NASA flies the first 3D Printer to the International Space Station. This is the first step toward establishing the technologies required to enable sustainable human exploration of space.

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12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

Getting More Out Of Your 3D Printer

Matt Stultz

Using your desktop 3D printer you can create items out of food, metal, silicone, and many other materials.

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12:45 PM — 1:15 PM

Borg Like Me & Other Tales of Art, Eros, and Embedded Systems

Gareth Branwyn

I will be talking about my latest book, Borg Like Me, a best-of collection of my writings spanning 30+ years covering tech, DIY, and fringe culture.