Hats, tiaras, and crowns, oh my! One way people across cultures have displayed their love for themselves and their culture is headgear! From the Indigenous peoples of the Americas to the ancient pharaohs of Egypt to the royals in England to football teams with their helmets, people have designed special pieces to be worn on their heads to communicate and celebrate who they are. What do you love about yourself? How can you share what you love about yourself with the world around you?
In 2016, Digital Promise and Maker Ed launched the Maker Promise, a campaign to bring quality making experiences to students across the country. Since the launch, we’ve challenged school leaders, educators, and community members to show their support for maker learning by committing to being champions for making, supporting spaces to make and learn, and […]
It’s back-to-school time, and one of the best ways to get excited about the new school year is to engage colleagues and/or students in a making activity! Making is an awesome opportunity to get adults and youth excited, have them engage a “hands-on and mind-on” approach.
You might be noticing that makers are getting shorter and more wrinkle-free these days. Their ideas and creations, though, are no less inventive or surprising. All children are makers, innately curious and imaginative, naturally inclined to create and build. And these days, it’s starting to show in the number of youth you might trip over […]
Even though camp ended officially two weeks ago, Maker Camp remains very active and is full of kids making great projects and sharing them with others.
Join us for 30 Days + 30 projects July 7th to August 16th, 2013 Six weeks of awesome projects (both low- and high-tech) and epic field trips (Pixar, NASA, America’s Cup Oracle Team, and more!) You can follow along from anywhere in the universe. Just follow MAKE on Google+ to join in for free: https://plus.google.com/+MAKE […]
Grant attended World Maker Faire New York in 2011 and was inspired to create his own project for 2012.
The Viper is a full-motion flight simulator inspired by the TV series Battlestar Galactica. It was built by five Young Makers and debuted at Bay Area Maker Faire in 2012.
Inside this autonomous hamster ball are weights that are under software control, used to guide the ball. Hamster not included, nor is it needed!
in any direction.
Cameron shares his ideas for the construction of a Tesla Coil with other Young Makers in one of the
“plussing sessions”, part of each monthly meeting.