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Family Maker Camp

August 2020

Learn to Breadboard with DigiKey

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Learn the basics of breadboarding with DigiKey A breadboard is a solderless platform that allows for electrical connections to be made internally. Breadboarding is an integral part of creating any electronics project. The purpose is to set up an entire circuit using through-hole parts to ensure that functionality is as expected, prior to having a printed circuit board produced. This step saves time, money, and resources. During this session, we will use a few simple components to build a circuit…

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The League of Young Inventors – Morse Code Flashlight

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Ever wonder how to send secret messages to your friends? Join The League of Young Inventors and build a Morse Code Flashlight using the Teknikio Sparking Sense kit. We will invent our own flashlights to send coded messages, even from far away and in the dark! Your custom-built flashlight will have an unusual switch that allows you to control pulses of electricity. (It’s science and engineering at work.) Materials: Teknikio Sparking Sense kit 6" craft stick / tongue depressor 1"…

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Scrappy Circuits – Scrappy Speakers

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

Scrappy Speakers Take apart a tea light. Get your Connector Brick and some old head phones ready. Queue up your favorite song and listen together. WATCH LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or on the Kids Make: Youtube channel. Materials lists: 2 tea lights old head phones magnet wire connector brick binder clips screw driver sand paper Previous Scrappy Circuit sessions can be seen here. The teaching and learning of invention literacy is often locked behind many pre-requisite…

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Mario the Maker Magician LIVE!

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Mario the Maker Magician is back with his weekly magic party - The Mario Show! Don't miss this week's edition of What if Kids Ruled the World and Mario's Make of the week. #TheMarioShow #MakerCamp #WIKRTW Check back soon to see what Mario is up to this week. Watch and comment LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or watch on the Kids Make: Youtube channel. Learn more about Mario: https://www.mariothemagician.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mariothemagician Follow their adventures on YouTube! #itsafamilybusiness!

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Scrappy Circuits

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

The teaching and learning of invention literacy is often locked behind many pre-requisite skills and expensive STEM toys. Scrappy Circuits breaks down these barriers to learning to invent through using a modular system of bricks build by the learner and sourced for commonly found objects. Check back soon to see what we will be making this week. Get your core bricks ready - previous sessions can be seen here. WATCH LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or on…

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Mario the Maker Magician LIVE!

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Mario the Maker Magician is back with his weekly magic party - The Mario Show! Don't miss this week's edition of What if Kids Ruled the World and Mario's Make of the week. #TheMarioShow #MakerCamp #WIKRTW Check back soon to see what Mario is up to this week. Watch and comment LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or watch on the Kids Make: Youtube channel. Learn more about Mario: https://www.mariothemagician.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mariothemagician Follow their adventures on YouTube! #itsafamilybusiness!

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Scrappy Circuits

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

The teaching and learning of invention literacy is often locked behind many pre-requisite skills and expensive STEM toys. Scrappy Circuits breaks down these barriers to learning to invent through using a modular system of bricks build by the learner and sourced for commonly found objects. Check back soon to see what we will be making this week. Get your core bricks ready - previous sessions can be seen here. WATCH LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or on…

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Mario the Maker Magician LIVE!

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Mario the Maker Magician is back with his weekly magic party - The Mario Show! Don't miss this week's edition of What if Kids Ruled the World and Mario's Make of the week. #TheMarioShow #MakerCamp #WIKRTW Check back soon to see what Mario is up to this week. Watch and comment LIVE on the Family Maker Camp Facebook page or watch on the Kids Make: Youtube channel. Learn more about Mario: https://www.mariothemagician.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mariothemagician Follow their adventures on YouTube! #itsafamilybusiness!

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