SITU Studio will present the process of designing, fabricating, and installing the new 10,000 sq ft permanent exhibition space at the New York Hall of Science. Split evenly between a studio and workshop space, SITU fully integrates design and making into its practice. Design Lab is a series of five activity areas designed to host an array of STEM and project-based learning activities. Conceived of as sites to foster and promote problem ideation, tinkering, testing, and displaying results - the architecture is intended to be integral to the types of critical discovery and making that is so crucial to the design process.
Making is completely transforming the way kids learn. It is engaging kids in new levels and offering exciting new models to educators. In this presentation from the Director of Programming and Innovation at Edutopia, we'll see some inspiring stories from the front lines of innovation -- how kids of all backgrounds are taking ownership over their learning, deepening their inquiry, and spreading their passion for making to others. We'll also learn some specific take-away tips for how to effectively initiate a maker program in your local school or community. n
MakerHub is a new Brooklyn based maker space offering workshops and access to cutting edge tools. Come to our booth to: -Make and take circuits! Learn to Solder for free -Sign up for discounted classes and memberships
We are 32 Square, and we would like to build you some dinosaurs! Using designs inspired by classic balsa wood toys, we have created a line of 3D dinosaur puzzles made from colorful neon acrylic and laminated birch.
Snowball enables people with no electronics background to do their prototypes in few minutes.rnIf you are an artist, electronics hobbyist, electronics teacher for kids then Snowball is there for you.rn
Award winning PS 57R 2nd & 5 th grade FLL Robotics Teams built an actual solar powered hovercraft that you can ride on! This flood rescue solution was created in response to saving stranded families during Superstorm Sandy!
Inspiring others to remix the projects you made by sharing online portfolios has become a large part of making. What do you need to consider when creating portfolio practices that work? In this hands-on presentation, we play with DIY documentation stations and discuss open maker portfolios. Learn about the Maker Ed Open Portfolio Project and about what we learned from the amazing community of makers around their practices!n
The Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT) has a long legacy of admitting and supporting students with significant technical creativity.
Join Chris Peterson, Assistant Director for Talented Outreach to Makers, Entrepreneurs, and Academic Superstars at MIT's Office of Admissions, as he describes the MIT Admissions Maker Portfolio, as well as the elements of the Institute which empower makers once they arrive on campus.
As featured in MAKE 37, this simple build will help keep your pet happy and hydrated! In a few short steps, and with basic materials, you can make it yourself. It's a perfect DIY project for kids, that was created by a kid!
Want to tinker with locks and tools, the likes of which you've only seen in movies featuring cat burglars or secret agents? Then come to TOOOL's Lockpick Village, where you will learn hands-on how physical security operates.
Parents of makers know that when their children are programming, building robots, and inventing, they are learning. Yet at school, learning becomes serious and sometimes boring. Why can't learning at school be like the vibrant, joyful learning we see at Maker Faire, and in homes of makers all around the world?nnIn the spirit of Maker Faire and global making, we will share practical advice for parents of makers, educators, and makers themselves who want to re-make schools into places where children love to learn once again
In true Maker fashion, everyone has a part to play in this revolution!
Make parachutes in our windtunnels, hug our robots, make shrinky dink necklaces & play with playdough. You can also check out our awesome example robots & talk to us about our fun robot building classes for kids of all ages!