Smoke ring trike 2.0

Exhibit

Using a huge, 2 ft diameter, 6 foot long, vortex generator our trike blows giant smoke rings while being pedaled around Maker Faire. At night the trike will be lit up with EL wire and the smoke rings with LEDs.











Pen Pop-polis

Exhibit

Join the metropolis of reuse and cooperation! We're starting with an empty exhibit space and a bunch of cardboard. Over the course of the weekend, we'll build a 10x10' miniature city. Add your own building, large or small.rn



MakerKids

Exhibit

MakerKids Robot Battle: Until our robot overlords assume their rightful throne, show them who's boss at the MakerKids robot battle arena! You will be given a basic robot platform, and it's your job to weaponize it using the provided craft materials! Mount your robot's target balloons strategically - you get one bonus point for each easy to pop balloon. Once you're done, get it in the arena, and use the remote control to demolish the target balloons of all comers!


Making on a National Scale: NOVA’s MAKING STUFF Outreach Community

Presenter

In the winter of 2013, NOVA began recruiting STEM educators from across the country for a project wherein participants would use a social media platform to collaborate on the delivery of a set of hands-on maker projects designed for middle school aged learners. Join NOVA Education and learn how the MAKING STUFF national network of 70+ sites has, over the past five months, worked together to create fun, unique, and educational maker experiences for audiences of learners nationwide.


The Exploratorium

Exhibit

The Exploratorium is a learning laboratory and playful place to explore and tinker. At Maker Faire, we will experiment with dissections and reanimations through activities, demonstrations, and exhibits.rn


Upcycle Exchanges: Open Source Craft Supply Shops

Presenter

The original Upcycle Exchange in St. Louis, MO has been in business for 3 years now, and over 30 sister locations are in operation, or the in process of opening worldwide. We operate independently, with flexible business structures and branding, but under the same basic principles. 1.Our participatory pay-as-you-wish pricing and purchase credit system evolves within each individual store through community participation in value assessment. 2. We display materials in beautiful settings that spark creativity without overwhelming. 3. We only collect/sell art & craft supplies, vintage ephemera, and durable disposables for trending projects.