The Bbot

Exhibit

The Bbot is a dancing robot with a self enclosed speaker and amplification system. Inspired by the Robot Dance Party, Bbot was built by a 9 year old for Halloween and was recently featured at Marinovators and MarinIJ.






PumpkinFX

Exhibit

PumpkinFX is an electronic sticker that adds singing animation to your pumpkin. Young makers can choose their own eyes and mouth to create a jack o' lantern face that sings Halloween songs.


How to Start and Run a Maker Club for Kids

Presenter

While I've worked with kids a lot in making related activities, this is the first time I've started a Maker Club of my own. In the past I've been a regional coordinator for MAKE's Young Maker program and as a profession I teach public middle school. This year I've combined my passions to lead a Maker Club at my school. This presentation will get into the nuts and bolts of running a Maker Club like how to run the meetings, managing supplies and a huge list of tested activities that are sure to be a hit.



Bringing Making Out of the Maker Space

Presenter

Making builds confidence, sparks curiosity and helps kids discover new areas of expertise. Alison Evans Adnani believes the experience of making needs to be available to every child. Alison founded Maker Junior to bring maker programming out of the maker space and into classrooms, libraries and community centers. Alison will share:n- simple projects that allow for exploration and playn- tips for teaching techniquen- strategies for managing larger groups



Compressed Air Rocket 2.0 and Air Rocket Glider

Presenter

After six years and thousands of builds around the world, MAKE's Compressed Air Rocket Launcher has received a total overhaul. Come hear from the original designer Rick Schertle about all that went into this new design. Also hear about the new Air Rocket Glider designed in collaboration with Keith Violette. Keith and Rick's story is a classic maker collaboration between the East and West Coast.