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This exhibit will have all hands-on toys for younger kids to play and tinker with! We are encouraging younger kids that they can join the maker movement too! Some cool hands-on activities include MakeyMakey, Arduino, and learning to program.

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The Oasis Project is hosting a table for people of all ages to complete LEGO Robotics and coding challenges.

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3D printing can serve many masters. I’ve turned 3D printing into a successful business and happy to help others avoid the pitfalls I’ve found along the way.

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Geodesic Dome model kits

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PittMesh is Pittsburgh’s Community Wireless Network. It is built using mesh networking technology and allows local neighborhoods to provide free public WiFi for their residents, businesses, and visitors. PittMesh is supported by local community leaders and volunteers and is administered by Meta Mesh Wireless Communities, a non-profit organization.

A team of student makers in grades 6-8 will display various items, from self-made guitars to Rube Goldberg machines.

Children will experience making and racing their very own Brush Bots. Musical sounds will also be created utilizing kitchen utensils and the Makey Makey. Opportunity to view Hummingbird robots that have been created by second grade students based on their environmental field trip.

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Do you know what an integrative sport is? Join us to BUILD and take home your very own inclusive game kit. DESIGN your own accessible features for a new integrative sport, StoneHenge! PLAY TEST your equipment before taking it home!

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A introduction to the basic components, hardware, safety procedures and rules of beginning level racing drones and courses.

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Project MoNET is interactive art project that creates semi-abstract paintings based on crowd-sourced colors.

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BotsIQ is a manufacturing workforce development program disguised as a high school robotics competition. The Smart Sport is designed to provide high school students with an exciting, hands-on team experience while they learn about the pathways to a rewarding career in manufacturing. Our exhibit will include our smaller arena and some of our high school created Bots demolishing old computers, telephones and projectors demonstrating their power and capability.

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Handmade jewelry made from recycled circuit boards and resin

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With the help of parents, children will make a Mondrian-inspired work of art using color “pixels” obtained from old magazines.

This exhibit features a digital art exhibit and capacity for visitors to create their own digital art (take pictures of themselves and then redraw their portraits using text or a topographic map). Our augmented reality sandbox allows visitors to interact with colorful maps or photos of themselves projected onto the sand.

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Make your own chocolate bar: 3-D CAD to 3-D Printer to Vacuum Former to Chocolate Bar to Yum!

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Project MoNET is interactive art project that creates semi-abstract paintings based on crowd-sourced colors.

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We are showing off our Raspberry Pi Cluster computer.

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This exhibit will introduce people of all ages to the brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla in a fun, interactive exhibit. Combining art and technology, people can learn his story while playing with inventions in an immersive experience. Color in Nikola’s legacy in the Tesla coloring book while controlling a musical Tesla Coil and create fluorescent art that glows in the dark.

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We will share the advent of CAD Design and rapid model making to inspire kids and adults that they can make anything they want.

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Modified toys and custom made synthesizers.

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A collection of blocks containing switches, lights, motors, relays, etc., which can be wired together with alligator-clipped wire (no soldering required) which illustrate basic concepts of electricity

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Clay sculpting with ordinary items and stone molding.

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A advanced open-source human size robot designed to do a variety of human size tasks for students, educators, hobbyists and researchers.

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