Oracle Helps Maker Clubs Crop Up, Flourish in the South Bay

September 3, 2013 in Featured, General

Oracle support and several dedicated volunteers jumpstarted a surge of Maker interest in the South Bay.

Mermaid Makers: Folktails by Ksenia and Sydney

April 4, 2013 in Featured, Projects

Eleven-year-olds Sydney and Ksenia formed Team Folktails to create realistic mermaid suits. Since January, Team Folktails has been testing tail shapes, materials and techniques to design a wearable tail that will look and behave in the water like a real mermaid.

February Open Make @ The Tech: Flight!

March 16, 2013 in Featured

Bridget Rigby reviews Open Make @ The Tech: Flight! on Saturday, February 16, 2013.

Ideation and Sketching: The first meeting at The Bay School

January 28, 2013 in Announcement, Events, Featured, General

The first-ever Young Makers meeting at The Bay School enjoyed a strong turnout and a variety of activities related to the theme of ideation and sketching.

Make the Cities of Our Future: First meeting at The Hall

January 25, 2013 in Announcement, Events, Featured, General

Lauren Frieband reviews The Lawrence Hall of Science’s first Open Make @ the Hall on January 19, 2013.

Willow Glen Makers

January 24, 2013 in Featured, General

Willow Glen Makers is an amazing new club that Lendy Dunaway has started in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose. We’re thrilled to welcome them to the community.

Collaborating Across-Generations

December 4, 2012 in Featured

For the past three years the Exploratorium has hosted monthly meetings for participants in the Young Makers Program. These meetings also included a series of events called Open MAKE that
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Soaring to great heights: The Viper

December 4, 2012 in Featured, Projects

The Viper is a full-motion flight simulator inspired by the TV series Battlestar Galactica. It was built by five Young Makers and debuted at Bay Area Maker Faire in 2012.

Silvia’s Fairy Wall House

December 4, 2012 in Featured, Projects

Young Makers projects aren’t just about robots and fire.

PLUSSING: Bjørn’s Lizard Tiles Wall Art

December 4, 2012 in Featured, Projects

Bjorn shares his laser cut puzzle inspired by M.C. Escher with other Young Makers at one of the
monthly meetings.