EdTech Meetup – Maker Movement Meets Education
The maker movement is alive and well in Colorado. Join us during STEAM week to hear from local leaders who are applying the principles of maker culture to have a positive impact on our students and educators. After the presentation, you’ll have a chance to get hands on with some of great maker projects and activities!
5:30 – 8pm / Galvanize Boulder
Discovery Lab: Paper Tower Challenge
Release your inner builder and construct a tower using recycled paper. For ages 9-14. Registration not required.
4:00-5:00 pm / Mamie Dowd Eisenhower Library – Broomfield, 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO 80020; in the Discovery Lab on first floor.
Youth Maker Hangout
*Meets in Mt. Sanitas. Make your own digital designs and computer programs in a social setting using a variety of tools: Scratch, Bitsbox, BiBli robots, Tinker CAD, Zotebook, Arduino programming, and more. Each weekly session will launch with a short lesson using one type of technology that relates to the month’s theme. Work on monthly challenges or designs of your choice and share your work! Bring a laptop or borrow one from the Library. Volunteers and experts will be on hand to support.
Registration suggested, so we know how many to expect. Recommended for youth ages 7-14. Parents are encouraged (not required) to stay and learn coding too! Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.
4:00 – 5:30pm / Mt. Sanitas Main Library
STEAM Week: Essential Oil Personal Diffuser Necklace
No previous jewelry construction skills are necessary to create simple but on-trend diffuser necklaces. Natural porous bead choices will include black lava, wood and ceramic along with cotton and vegan leather tassels. Read more…
7:00pm / The Gizmo Dojo, 7000 W 117th Ave, Unit A, Broomfield, CO
RSVP and Register here