Making a balloon car is a fun and easy way to repurpose a drink carton into a science experiment, craft lesson and eventual plaything for the kids. This activity can help teach your kids how wind energy can propel an … Continue reading
I am sorry that I never had a chance to give weekly updates for Youth Earn-A-Bike, but it is because it was CRAZY!!! We gave away 16 bikes in the 8 week session!! We learned a lot on how to … Continue reading
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DAY (Detroit Asian Youth) Project, a group for Asian American youth in Detroit focusing on social justice issues while developing leadership skills using popular education methods, spent the day making things with our hands. After a few weeks on the … Continue reading
Using the CAMEO cutter from last week, we used cardstock to make stencils for spray painting posters. The makers designed two-color posters and applied what they learned about bridges and islands from last week’s sticker exercise. We also learned about … Continue reading
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The Discotech was tons of fun and a great learning experience for all! Check out various articles written about the event by the Michigan Radio, the Michigan Citizen, and the New America Foundation Open Technology Initiative. Also, learn more about the the Detroit … Continue reading
Discotech (DISCOvering TECHnology) TECHNOLOGY + COLLABORATION + COMMUNITY + CHANGE Free Community Workshops and Film Screening Sunday, February 26, 2012 – 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mt Elliott Makerspace (located in the Church of the Messiah’s basement) 231 East Grand … Continue reading