"The Global Village Construction Set is like a life-size Lego set in which motors, parts, and power units can interchange."
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
"At Maker Faire, there are no winners or losers—anything that's cool is fair game."
Congratulations to all who exhibited at the Maker Faire. Young Makers groups came from all around the Bay Area and Central Valley, as seen on the map below.
Here are just a few of the projects from the Young Makers table:
|Casey Duckering's Follow Me Car|
|The Soccer Trio's Lighting-Up Soccer Ball|
|Nathaniel Cooney's The Beast|
Read more about Fire Jam here.
|Destination Investigation's ANFO flying machine|
|the flying machine in action|
|Plastic Chandelier by Lynette Johnson, Claudia Raya & Flor Zepeda|
|marysville makers' Airsoft ATV|
|Nick Martin's working Model Police Vehicle|
|Sebastian and Leo talk about their xBox 360 mod|
|Sam DeRose shows his finished Metroid costume|
|Carver Simmons's Midi Light/Percussion Controller|
|going for a ride in John, Griffen, Koii, Zach, Braiden & Perry's cart|
And don't miss Michelle Hlubinka's article on Young Makers as an educational model, quoted at the top of this post, here.