December 5, 2012, by Jessica Margolin Do you know a talented young “maker”? Specifically, a student who has: solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by his or her school, community or family created a new group, organization, or institution that […]
Learn the basics of electronics, mechanical movement, design, engineering, and more, then apply your understanding to more ambitious projects.
Make projects of your own design, with inspiration from others. (c) The Exploratorium
For the past three years the Exploratorium has hosted monthly meetings for participants in the Young Makers Program. These meetings also included a series of events called Open MAKE that were open to the public. Open MAKE is a chance to rub shoulders with a variety of interesting makers, as well as to do hands-on […]
Exhibit to the 100K+ visitors who come to Maker Faire. Build projects that will inspire others to make their own cool invention.
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.
Young Makers projects aren’t just about robots and fire.
For the past three years the monthly meetings have been hosted by the Exploratorium. Although the Exploratorium will be closed during this year’s program, we are thrilled to announce that we are expanding to three host organizations in three Young Makers regions for the 2013 season: Lawrence Hall of Science (for the East Bay), The […]