Archive for September, 2012

Portland Mini-Maker Faire, Day 2

Friday, September 21st, 2012

I’m still buzzing from the mini-maker faire. It was lots of fun.
The kids made blinky bots (two LEDs plus a button batter) on Saturday of the mini-maker faire. The bots are still blinking, and it’s been a week.
OMSI has gotten a grant to build a Maker lab. They’re soliciting ideas, especially from teens. There’s a […]

Portland Mini-Maker Faire, Day 1

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

We spent about four hours at the mini-maker faire yesterday. It was amazing, and that was about as long as we could spend with the boys (although we are going back today).

There were all kinds of cool things to see:
This Lego robot was moving tiny soccer balls around and around.

Cool mechanical artwork.

Supervillains:

Andrew firing a little […]

Portland mini-maker faire this weekend

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

It looks like there will be lots of exciting stuff to see and do! http://www.omsi.edu/maker-faire-pdx