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 ...

The Walk of Doom

The Elementary Maker Team (Fall Semester) finished their project, but I never got around to posting the final result! Here it is…THE WALK OF DOOM! Watch the trailer first, it’s worth it. The Trailer: The Movie:  

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when we (me and my group) went to Chanels  room for makers club we didn’t know what was in store for us. But after we ate snack, Heather, (the second person to join Makers Club) said ” okay, so when  i went to check on the boxes we were keeping all the lego structures in ...

Maker Club 2nd Quarter Start Up

On October 16, 2015, CPSFC Maker started  back up! And……. *We set up our blog, membership, BOM and accounting groups and notebooks, and made plans for future projects. We will have our next meeting on October 30,2015. All of our meetings are every other Friday. hope we will see you in two weeks! Blog Team ...

WE ARE COOL!

9/11/15 Today’s Elementary Maker Team Blog entry is by Carson, Cassidy, and Harper. We’re moving forward on our stop-motion animation project, using the “Stop Motion Animator” app on four of the school’s Lenovo laptops. Today was our “rehearsal”—mostly learning how to make mini-figures walk. The software is really easy to install and use! “We started ...

Getting Ready For Making Movies!

Getting Ready For Making Movies!
The Maker Team has split into two groups, an Elementary and a Middle School Team. The Elementary Team is going to be making a LEGO stop animation movie. Last session we did a LEGO challenge to practice our teamwork, building, and story-telling skills. Points were awarded for height, number of moving parts, and creativity. Here ...

Can’t Decide!

Four weeks ago, the Maker Team had a vote on what project to do. Half of the people voted to make a trebuchet and the other half voted to make a wall-bot. A trebuchet is basically a giant lever, that can throw giant objects at long range. A trebuchet was a siege weapon used in the middle ...

Art Bot Instructions

Art Bot Instructions
These are the instructions to the ArtBot we are going to build. ArtBotInstructions

Maker Club Starting up!

Maker Club Starting up!
It is October 31 and maker club has started up again! We split the club into two groups, a younger group and an older group. The younger group is going to go over some stuff we did last year, like the Art Bot. The older group is fixing the egg bot and doing some new ...

Look What Came In The Mail!

Look What Came In The Mail!
The battery cases for the Artbots came today! The yonger kids and the kids that are new to the club are building Artbots again this year. The kids that made Artbots last year are helping them.