Common household appliances break or become obsolete. Good materials get used once or not at all. Come aboard the Physics Bus to see everyday stuff reincarnated into exhibits that showcase unusual physics phenomena.
At Dwight School, students design products and solutions that solve real-world problems. Our Design Technology students make from the youngest ages, and students will share their prototypes and maker experiences.
Cape Cod Makers is engaged in promoting the Maker and DIY culture on Cape Cod through meetups, connecting local makers, hosting classes, group activities, and producing the Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire.
We are one of the biggest makerspaces in the country with 40,000 square feet of space, with a huge number of tools and members. Our members range from recent high school grads to Doctors to underwater hockey players.
Come play with flat pack boxes and chat about sustainable design with us! We will be showing 3 of our box designs, which are assembled like a puzzle and are multifunctional: use as a desk organizer, luminary, coin bank, etc.
Staten Island MakerSpace will present socially and environmentally conscious projects made by members of the makerspace including a tweeting trash can, and composting toilets by Toilets for People.
Build a 1.2x1.2m greenhouse, equipped with sensors, a webcam and wireless networking. Grow and share your vegetables. Connect with gardeners around the world and around the corner. Convince your neighbours to join. Repeat.
An ingredient is a material! COOKING MATERIAL creates a tie between culinary ingredients and non-culinary materials. Cooking is not to nourish our body this time! Cooking is a DIY method to obtain materials!
Bash the Trash makes musical instruments from garbage! BTT uses science to build better instruments, while working with the cheapest materials possible. Help us make some new noisemakers, and learn how to build your own!
Any remote location, whether the middle of a desert or the surface of Mars, presents a challenge in terms of obtaining the resources needed to thrive. This is particularly meaningful when applied to space exploration where the supply chain has been severely constrained. This year, history will be made by launching the first 3D Printer to the International Space Station. This technology will forevermore improve the way we live and operate in space and ultimately provide the much-needed solution for sustainable human exploration of the universe.
At the Adaptive Design Association, we create custom adaptations for children with disabilities. We offer hands-on classes and a makerspace so any and everyone can gain skills they need to make their world more accessible.
Play sets fabricated by students in grades 3- 8 in the first ever Creative Challenge in 3D Printing Challenge season held for students in Queens public schools. In 2015 we will host over 22 schools from the tristate.