Getting the printer ready

We made a pre-flight checklist for using the 3-D printer telling what to do before we use it because The  3-D printer is super dumb, so we need to check some things before we use it. part of it is to make sure the printer is using the units we expect – millimeters. We all learned about the ...

Eggbot

We started a new project this school year – an EGGBOT! An EggBot is a robot that draws on anything round like eggs and ping-pong balls. I think EggBots are cool because it can draw so many designs. My favorite design is either the map or the maze. (They were both drawn on ping-pong balls.) ...

team updates

team updates
Maker Fair Prep team: They are thinking of what they need for when we go to maker fair so they can set up there booth at maker fair. Accounting team:They figure out the budget of what we have to buy and they make sure we dont go over the budget.      

1/24/2014 update

On January 24th we met for another meeting. We split up into groups. There were three groups. One group’s job was to work on our artbots which you probably  read about in a few other posts.  Another group’s job was to fix our 3d printer. The last group worked on a pattern so we could ...

Day Full Of Work!

Day Full Of Work!
Today we divided into three groups: One group  was working finding why the printer was printing wrong     Another group was thing of ideas for our art bot Presentation at WAM       The last group was working on making a pattern for the 3-D printer cover

build and bom team update

    On December 14, 2013 the build and bom team are meeting with our guest speaker cora to find out what parts we need to build an art bot!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU FOR READING!!!!

We had a guest who built an ArtBot.

We had a guest who built an ArtBot.
We had a guest speaker at our last meeting. She made an Art Bot and came to tell us about how she used it in a science project. It draws lines as it dances on paper. She tried making it heavier to see if the extra weight changed the patterns it drew on the paper. ...

Me and Congressman Price

Me and Congressman Price
I went up to Washintin DC to meet congressman Price to talk about 3D printers with him. We talked about things like how long it took to print stuff, and  how long did it take to build. He lisend and asked a lot of questions. At the end my dad and I got a picture ...

Interview with John Heffernan

This past week i emailed John and asked him these questions: 1. What would you use a 3D printer for if you had one of your own? 2.What would you print? 3.What would you use the thing you printed for? Here are his answers: I love to garden and cook.  I would use the 3D ...

parts lists

parts lists
    here is one of our part lists!