Tinkerine

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We are Canada's leading 3D printing company. We develop, manufacture, and distribute 3D printers, software, and materials for the consumer and education markets. Tinkerine strives to deliver simple and intuitive 3D printers to our consumers. It is our belief that regardless of knowledge of age, everyone possesses the creativity within to be a designer.



TrasHion Show with Kids: Design Techniques and Show Planning

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How do you teach kids to sew if the fabric is trash? Wait, how do you get kids to even wear trash? These questions and more are discussed when the Coordinator for Sunol Glen School Trashion Collective, Cammie Clark, gives a presentation on how to successfully plan, create, educate and execute a Trashion Show for kids, focusing on the most difficult challenge: creating wearable, beautiful fashions constructed entirely out of trash. Come see beautiful creations made from trashy items like Starbucks Coffee bags, Charmin packaging, Kellogg's Cereal lids, Target bags, old comic books and so much more!





Making Community Projects in Public

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This panel will explore what it means to create community projects in public. Participatory and collaborative approaches to project funding enable makers to effectively engage and activate communities in support of their projects. We will discuss the many opportunities and challenges offered by this new funding paradigm with three successful Kickstarter creators: Emily Pilloton from Project H Design, Sho Sho Smith from Hackermoms, and Tito Jankowski from Biocurious.


Maker: A Documentary on the Maker Movement

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Maker, a new documentary on the Maker Movement, is a feature length film that looks into the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the U.S. ''Maker'' was successfully funded on Kickstarter back in Nov, 2013. Catch the World Premiere at Maker Faire Bay Area!


Home Kitchen Food Handling & Safety

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p.o.p. candy co.'s co-founder Bill Waiste is an expert in food preparation, safety and handling, and all kitchen operations. He has 30+ years in restaurant operations and management, and has been a Certified Trainer for Prometric and the National Restaurant Association's Serve-Safe food handling programs since 2002. He has consulted for a number of restaurant and catering groups in kitchen operations and proper food handling. rnrnBill has presented on food handling in the home at Craftcation, a small business and DIY conference last year in Ventura. His presentation, ''Home Kitchen Food Handling and Safety,'' was well received and to help



Maker Ed Cafe

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Maker Education Initiative's "Ed Cafe" will host a program of hands-on workshops, talks and panel discussions which address creativity and making in science, technology, engineering, math, the arts, and learning as a whole.


The Art of Tinkering

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At the Exploratorium we see tinkering as a serious endeavor; at its most basic -- a process that marries play and inquiry. When you're tinkering, you're trying something that you don't quite know how to do -- guided by whim, imagination and curiosity. You're not following step-by-step directions and the outcome isn't predetermined. You're attempting to figure out how things work and continuously iterating. A tinkerer's disposition u2013 essential for innovation and education, develops over time. We'll share stories of Makers who have informed our work over the years and playful ways of combining art, science and technology.


Top 10 Myths about Making in K-12 Education

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The directors of maker programs from four different schools - Castilleja School (Palo Alto), Hillbrook School (Los Gatos), Lighthouse Community Charter School (Oakland), and Marymount School (NYC) - will come together to dispel some common myths about maker spaces and maker programs in K-12 schools. And if you have any myths about not being a maker yourself, we'll help dispel those too!n


Start Making! @ Computer Clubhouses

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In 2014 & 2015, the Making! @ Clubhouses is a Computer Clubhouse Network-wide education and outreach initiative, sponsored by Intel in partnership with the MIT Media Lab Lifelong Kindergarten Group, is providing financial and professional development support to Clubhouses to foster more engineering and "do-it-yourself" activities. These activities can lead into individual and small group open make self-designed projects. The program was successfully piloted with girls in 5 Clubhouses in the summer and fall of 2013, and is spreading to 25 more Clubhouses internationally in 2014. We'll share both our evaluation report and new Session Guide.



Critical Making in Africa: Local Manufacturing and Regional Collaboration

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The idea for AfriMakers was born last year u2013 since then the AfriMakers tour, initiated by HacKIDemia, has kickstarted maker workshops focused on local challenges in 8 hubs around Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Egypt, Botswana). Local teams have created air quality monitoring stations, agriculture pest maps, solar chargers, water filters, and mobile laser cutters. AfriMakers team members are going to show case some of the solutions created and discuss why using local know-how and hands-on prototyping for solving local challenges is more effective in creating access to clean water, energy, and information.


Raspberry Pi: Teach, Learn Make

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Clive Beale and Carrie Anne Philbin of the Raspberry Pi Foundation talk about The Foundation's education mission, how the Raspberry Pi is being used in the classroom and why Making has an essential role to play in teaching and learning.