2015 Maker – Spout Bots

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We will be making mini-bots. The mini bots will run off of double-A batteries, switches, two motors, resisters, LED’s, Sauder and hot glue guns will attach it all together. The participants will then be able to race their bots in a maze.

Taken from Khan Academy. - https://www.khanacademy.org/science/discoveries-projects/robots/Solderless-Spout-Bot/v/solderless-spout-1

2015 Maker -Clinometers

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Want to know how tall that tree is? That building over there? At this station, Students will make clinometers, a tool used to measure the angles of elevation to assist in calculating heights, along with a simple trigonometry table. Find the height of the PC Gym and win a special prize! Closest calculation wins!

Link to project website.

Volunteers wanted!

Call for Volunteers!

Volunteers help make a Maker Faire! Around the globe, energetic teams of volunteers drive the magic that make Maker Faires so very amazing! Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is no different – we need you!

Students' raised hands in class. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/154_2880039/1/154_2880039/cite

Students’ raised hands in class. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Mar 2015.
http://quest.eb.com/#/search/154_2880039/1/154_2880039/cite

Apply tudou video link!

Tudou video Can be watched in China.

2015 Call for Makers Open NOW!

Avery Print from the Web, v5 Document

Sign up now to be a part of the world largest Show and Tell, the Maker Faire.   The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is now accepting Maker applications.

Makers sign up here.

 

Maker – A documentary on the Maker Movement by MURIS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/379201360/maker-a-documentary-on-the-maker-movement/widget/video.html

We are all Makers!

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What do you make?  What do you want to make?  What are your dreams?  The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is gearing up to celebrate all the different kinds of makers we have in our community.  Keep your eyes and ears open as we get ready!

Disney Sponsors World Maker Faire New York 2013

https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/blog/disney-sponsors-world-maker-faire-new-york-2013

What does Disney’s support represent for the World Maker Faire?
The Maker Movement impacts industry, innovation and education, and involves almost everyone. Disney’s support of World Maker Faire reinforces the importance of innovation and resourcefulness, and helps us bring the best of creativity to thousands of kids and families. Together we hope this showcase will inspire the next generation of young makers.

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

Maker Faire Celebrates Innovation and Tech in NYC This Weekend

http://www.livescience.com/47926-maker-faire-nyc-2014.html

Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future

Still wanting to know why the maker movement is important? Read this article by Time.