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Today we got into groups! Building, circuits, bridges and painting roads. In the painting group we worked on finishing the roads and we also worked on making the lines cleaner. In building we worked on bridges and buildings for our lego city! In the circuits group we worked on making prototypes of streetlights. In all ...

Meeting Report: Elementary team, 12/9/16

Meeting Report: Elementary team, 12/9/16
Today in our Maker Club Meeting, some people got in groups and decided if they would: work on lego city: or work on taking apart unused printers/scanners or DVD Players. In my group we were told that we would take apart a scanner. we did and we found a circuit bored and a gear line. ...

Our latest project!

Our latest project!
Hi. This is maker team`s blog. In maker team we experiment with different materials. I am the Elementary maker team`s blogger. Our goal this year is to build a Lego city.

Last Maker Club Meeting:(

Dear Readers, Today is the last day of CPSFC Makers Club. We are making progress  on our seirpinsky tetrahrodan triangles. We are on the fourth stage. (look it up) Now we are working on our harmonograph. We are done and still working out some kinks. Right now Jacob,and  Joe  are working on putting it together. ...

Stop-animation finale!

Heather here–reporting for the Spring Semester Elementary Maker Team. We have one session left! And not much time to catch up on the blog, because we’ve been so busy making things. What a year! Here it is, the unveiling of THE CURSED RUBIES, Maker Team’s second LEGO stop-animation feature: First, a sneak peak, with the ...

Advertising

Today we’ve been working on a advertising for the forth graders who my want to join the club next year. Marilyn has been taking some cool photos of the progress we’ve made on the Harmonograph and we shot a video explaining the uses the Harmonograph has and how we’ve been making it. We took about ...

Learning About Screws and More Harmonograph!

Today, we started with looking at different types of screws and there uses. Like Flat Head and Pan head,  the tread count and the size. We found out about mechanical screws are more useful with already made holes in plastic or metal, and that pointed tips are used more for wood. When working with the ...

Harmonograph Progress

Harmonograph Progress
We have made some progress on the harmonograph. We figured out how to configure the hinges, but we are still building it. We are trying to figure out how to puncture the reducing washer. Maggie has been working on the 3D Printer part list. She thinks the price of all the materials would be around ...

Day we start animation 1

Day we start animation
Today the elementary maker team watched a video about how to make a lego figure walk. And split the team into two groups, the storyboarding team and the animation team. The storyboarding team went over the basics of what they would do while the animation team got started animating in the art room. 

Harmonograph / Prusa i3

Harmonograph / Prusa i3
Our CPSfC Maker Team is starting a harmonograph project. We emailed Wayne Schmitt, a fellow maker who made the harmonograph we are going to replicate, and he emailed us back a list of parts and where to find them. Here is the video he created. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJYvc-ISrf8 Meanwhile, Maggie and Joe are figuring out the parts ...