Virtual Reality is the next big thing in interactive technology! Come visit the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Meetup group and get hands on experience with VR as it is today, and find out where it's going!
Project-based learning is an educational innovation by which a few undergraduate engineering programs (at Olin College, Harvey Mudd College, Iron Range Engineering in Minnesota, and at Arizona State's College of Technology and Innovation) have committed to integration hands-on experiences and building projects into every year of their engineering curricula.nThe Carnegie Foundation's book Educating Engineers: Designing for the Future of the Field, by Sheri Sheppard et al., champions project-based learning (and hands-on making and building) as the progressive direction collegiate engineering programs need to go in order to make successful gradu
Come explore the microscopic world! Turn your phone into a microscope or build your own from LEGO bricks and lenses. You'll learn about optics, see life from a new perspective, and even take your images home with you.
Come and try your hand at making useful items out of duct tape and a few common objects.u00a0 Seventh graders from Buena Vista Horace Mann (K-8 school in SF's Mission District) will be instructing in both English and Spanish.
What happens when you take a classic carnival game, amplify it with physical computing, add a dash of socket-based communication, mix in an air compressor & crowdsource the action? Bring your smartphone & find out!
McVicker Pickles makes unique pickles, mustards and jams in small batches. I take traditional recipes from the Heartland and ''Give 'em the McVicker!'' with fresh flavor combinations that reflect modern California tastes.
Build big with playing cards! SKALLOPS are laser-cut wooden clips that hold cards together to help you build amazing things. From houses to hats, triangular trusses to T-rexes, there's no limit to the things you can create!
Siege engines are machines that can throw stone balls hundreds of feet through the air to attack a castle. They're also full of physics. We make miniature laser-cut wooden versions that throw rubber balls. Come try your hand