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Marble Runs: Mechanisms and AI presented by Steamlabs

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

What’s even more fun than building a marble run? Programming an impartial AI to judge the winner! Tutorials and free print-and-cut plans to make marble starting gates, elevators, elastic bumpers and more on the steamlabs website:

https://steamlabs.ca/marble-runs/

Use recycled materials like pop bottle tops to make funnels, milk carton towers and more. Follow the guide to train an AI model to use your webcam to declare the winning marble!

If you have an Arduino or a Micro:bit or other microcontroller, you can use it with other downloadable plans and code. For example, program it to hear you saying “on your mark, get set, GO!”, and activate a servo motor to release the marbles!

During the first live session on Thursday April 30, the Steamlabs team will get you started with the plans and tutorials followed by a Q&A session. Send us photos of your builds! #makercamp #maketogether @steam_labs @make!

Watch and comment LIVE on the Family Maker Camp FB page.

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Learn more about Steamlabs at https://www.steamlabs.ca
Follow us on Twitter to hear about our programs: https://twitter.com/steam_labs

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/familymakercamp/

Organizer

Make: Community
Email:
makercamp@make.co
Website:
https://make.co/