The Fab Foundation will be running free children’s fab/maker workshops for registered children at the MIT Cambridge Campus at McDermott Court on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on August 3rd, 4th and 5th from 8:30 AM- 11:30. One workshop will take place at the MIT museum and campers will meet there and sign out from that location.
Children 8 - 14 will select a variety of creative & fun workshops including: Toy Shop Design, LED Cuff Bracelet, Story Making: Designing Interactive Stories Using Circuit Stickers, Video Sensing with Scratch, Pop-ups, Lighted Lanterns, Speakers and More!, Sling Shot Cars, Mini-Chain Reaction Design Lab, Optical Illusions: Make Your Own Spectacles, & 3-D Design Challenge with Blocks CAD. Children will use computers, software, leds, circuits, switches, laser cutters, silhouette printers, 3-D printers and more to create their projects.
A huge thanks to the following organizations for their participation in Fab 11 Kids:
Chibi Lights Circuit Stickers are LEDs on stickers. Perfect for STEM, STEAM learning! Developed by MIT students
A hands-on learning center where you can explore the creative side of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)
Creators of Circuit Scribe a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink & It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling
A company dedicated to helping all learners discover their true potential
Making research and innovation accessible to all
Flagship Computer Clubhouse
Located at the Museum of Science Boston it is one of 100 Clubhouses around the world encouraging young people to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, & build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. We are a free program for Boston-area youth ages 10-18, located at the Museum of Science, Boston.
South End Technology Center
Provides free or low-cost access and training in most aspects of computer-related technology
An independent school in Waltham, MA
For more info e-mail: eileen << at >> fabfoundation << dot >> org