Category Archives: Event

Maker Profile: 4-H Starbucks

4-H StarBucks- Sandoval County 4H

NM 4H logoHead, Heart, Health, Hands

4-H is a great way to connect children to multiple activities. We have everything from livestock to technology activities. Take a look at a few of the crafts that have been made through the year. We have other items  at the State Fair.

Please come have a look and take part in our Leather Crafting demo! http://sandovalextension.nmsu.edu/4h.html

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Maker Profile: Fractal Foundation

Make a Fractal!

Sierpinski Triangle

Sierpinski Triangle with Fractal Foundation

Sierpinski Triangle –  Learn to draw a fractal triangle, and combine yours with others to make a bigger fractal triangle!

Two and three dimensional!

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Maker Profile: Oragami

Origami Making

Origami crane

ORIGAMI is the wonderful and creative art of paper folding and the aesthetic experiences with this art is ultimate self-reflection. LET’S get ready for a great experience and appreciate the joy of CREATING gifts that are beautiful masterpieces. This workshop includes paper and unique take-home origami projects – open to all ages. WARNING! Origami has a side effect – it helps build math skills.

Practice Oragami at home!

Maker Profile: The Chuppers

The Chuppers (UNM Electric Ensemble)

The Chuppers

The Chuppers are sound & video contraptions put together from various components that offer unique and hands-on “instruments” for creative inspiration. At the Mini Maker Faire, there will be a Diorama Chupper that will allow folks to stage a miniature “set” and with cameras and video mixer, insert their face in the scene, taking their own Chupper portrait, which will be emailed to them immediately. We will also have some audio Chuppers for all to manipulate to provide sound ambiance.

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Presenter Profile: Prototype This

The Projects of Prototype This

Prototype This

Joe Grand was a co-host of Prototype This, an engineering show on Discovery Channel (now on Netflix) that followed the real-life design process of a unique and crazy prototype each episode. Joe will be sharing stories about the projects and displaying some electronics he built on the show.

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