Workshops at the Cleveland Mini Maker Faire!

Just a few more days until the Cleveland Mini Maker Faire! Here are some of the workshops offered at the faire:

Solar Lanterns Workshop by Steven Gutierrez

Come and learn about how solar panels work and make a solar powered project start-to-finish with your own lantern that will charge during the day and then light up at night automatically! Participants will learn minor soldering and create a lantern with recycled materials. 30 min-1 hr., Ongoing.

National Day of Civic Hacking: Workshops and Activities by Open Cleveland

June 6, 2015 is the National Day of Civic Hacking and Open Cleveland, Cleveland’s Code for America brigade, will introduce people to the idea of civic hacking with simple coding projects and hands-on activities for kids and adults. Ongoing.

RecycleBots DIY Workshop by Doo-Sung Yoo and Andrew Frueh

Kids (7 and up) and their parents will create a toy robot from recycled materials from water bottles to cereal boxes, combined with common low-tech electronic parts like motors and batteries, in order to learn about the fusion of art and science, environmental awareness, and recycling. 1-1.5 hr., Ongoing.

Case Western Reserve University think[box] EMG Learn to Solder: Muscle Meter!

EMG stands for Electromyography, which is the science of measuring muscle neuron activity. You can call it a “muscle sensor.” Participants will learn to solder as they build their own “muscle sensor” which they can rubber-band to their arm to see LED lights glow as they flex their muscles.

Created by think[box], the center for innovation and tinkering at Case Western Reserve University, Created by CWRU Makers Daniel Dichek, Daniel Tan, Nathan Makowski, Ray Krajci, and the students and staff of think[box], with sponsorship by Bird Technologies, The Leonard Gelfand STEM Center at CWRU, Blackstone Launchpad at CWRU and The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Ongoing.

Yes . . . AND! MC^2 Student Improv Team Workshop 

Join the MC^2 Student Improv Team for a comic, improvisational theater demonstration and workshop: Yes . . . AND! a lesson in always saying yes and making more! 1:00 pm.

Makers Alliance All Day Workshops

Ongoing workshops with the Makers Alliance will feature arduinos, soldering, a custom PVC-chopping Kazoo-manufacturing robot, and more! Ongoing.

Viva Dance Studio Hourly All-Style Workshops

Workshops will explore a variety of dance styles throughout the day, from Salsa to Swing! 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. 20 min. 

We Can Code It Workshops: Engineer a Rollercoaster in Minecraft

Create a thrill ride Steve will never forget! Flip those Creepers upside down! Kids ages 8 through 14 learn about electrical engineering and computational thinking concepts while building Rollercoaster in Minecraft using Redstone. Based on the popular Minecraft Amusement Park week-long summer camp series by We Can Code IT, and our Minecraft Amusement Park book to be published in August 2015, kids love creating their own automated rollercoaster! Read about our camps and workshops at WeCanCodeIT.org. 1.5 hour workshop at 10:30 am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm. First come, first served!

Hope to see you there!

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