Recycled Robots: A First Circuit for Aspiring Inventors

Some obsolete technologies such as cellphones and retired pagers can be to use and become tools of learning. You might have already seen lots of ideas surrounding the art of making a simple bristlebot, essentially a motor and battery glued onto the bristle end of an old toothbrush. This is a great idea, and we put a little twist on the kit by using recycled parts from cast off phones, pagers, and other small handheld devices. Other parts that we put into kits are items such as colorful wire, springs, gears, pieces of cd’s, and electronic components, to augment our robot’s look and feel

Electronics Reference Guide Posters, For a Cause!

We’ve agreed to help a great online robotics community called Let’s Make Robots venture to stay ad free and so are helping to raise funds for their costs by benefiting them with proceeds from these awesome Robot Builder’s Reference Guides, created by a great mentor and member of Let’s Make Robots, the one and only … Read more

Raising Makers- Interplanetary Exploration

Please feel free to attend even if you didn’t make it to our first meeting. ¬†Every participant should bring from home one item that they would like to use as a game piece or token, because we’re making interplanetary exploration into our own DIY board game! NEXT MEETING: Saturday January 26th at 10am! In our … Read more

Raising Makers

  Why: Because we have some really interesting things to show you! ¬†Topics include 3D printing, making cool projects from recycled materials, making prototyping tools from home or even just good old fashioned inventing, experimenting and tinkering. In our first ever general meeting, anyone ages 7 and up is welcome to come to our first … Read more