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The Big Book of Maker Camp Projects

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The Big Book of Maker Camp Projects

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Fun DIY projects that will inspire young makers to explore, create, and share

This entertaining guide contains dozens of start-to-finish projects that enable you to host an engaging makercamp―the kids won't even know they're learning Written by an experienced teacher and dedicated hobbyist, The Big Book of Maker Camp Projects clearly explains the awesome activities that will make your camp epic. Wearables, electronics, arts and crafts, cosplay, and other favorite topics are fully covered.

With expert advice on howto create your own unique program, you will discover how to host the coolest camp on the block and inspire young hobbyists to hone their skills and gain confidence. Whether working with an established makerspace or taking your makercamp on to a local library, community center, school, museum, or private home, this book has you covered

Projects include:

- Camp t-shirts using tie dye, spray paint, bleach, dirt, and Spin Art
- Color-changing jewelry that teaches the basics of wearable technology
- Light up and glow stick sunglasses that go further with wearables
- Cosplay outfits, masks, capes, swords, and more
- Games that teach upcycling and hacking, including Lego-based labyrinths
- Photos and videos that show campers green screen techniques
- PVC pipe marshmallow shooting games and resin action figures
- Faux campfires that glow using LEDs and CPX boards
- Fireflies and moths that light up using origami and LEDs
- Light-up, flying insects that reinforce electronics and origami skills

Sandra M. Roberts earned her B.S. in Chemical Biology from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Minor in Literature and Certificates in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science. After working in both publishing and pharmaceutical research for several years, she changed careers and became a middle school science, math, and engineering teacher. In addition to a formal classroom, she owns Kaleidoscope Enrichment, LLC, offering after school, homeschooling, and other local programs. Recently, she became the Makerspace Coordinator for the Warren County, NJ Library System and founded the system's first Makerspace. Roberts regularly brings her Maker Camp projects to MakerFaire in New York and has earned multiple ribbons for her team's work. She's also presented at Maker Faire three times, sharing her Maker Camp success tips with fellow educators.

ISBN: 9781260135497

ISBN-10: 9781260135497

Publisher: McGraw Hill Tab

Publication Date: 09/11/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/13/2019 - 12:00am

Pages: 288

Language: English


Electronics - General

Schools - Levels - Elementary