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Join us this summer at Maker Camp and learn about 3D Printing, Electronics and Circuits, and more!
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Happenings in the MegaLab

It’s been a little over a month since we kicked off our second cohort of Maker Foundations Youth and welcomed back our first generation of Tech Center Members to the space. What a busy month it’s been! Maker Foundations Our new group of Maker Foundations Youth brought 32 new smiling faces and curious minds to […]

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Tutorial: ArtBot

An ArtBot is a fun little robot that you can make with a few common (and inexpensive) items.  Then you can let your ArtBot loose and have it draw all sorts of fun pictures for you! What You Will Need: A foam pool noodle (the kind with a hollow center) 4 markers 2 rubber bands An […]

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FabSlam – Version 3

Register Your Team Here What is FabSlam? FabSlam is a multi-week, team-based, digital fabrication challenge where youth learn and practice design, iteration, and production skills primarily focused on 3D Design and 3D Printing. Youth participants learn the basics of digital design and modeling and use industry-based tools and equipment to produce objects from those designs […]

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March Events at the DHF Tech Center

Happy March! Hopefully spring will make an appearance soon. I love snow but I am ready for flowers and chirping birds! Just a reminder: registration is open for our Summer 2014 Maker Camp. More information can be found here.  Sunday, March 2- Thursday March 6, SxSW Edu – DHF staffers Andrew, Shawn, and Steph will […]

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March Family Make Night

Come celebrate the Winter thaw and welcome Spring with us at the March Family Make Night! To prepare for the final cold days we might encounter in March, we have prepared an activity that will help brighten up the last few Winter weeks – Art Bots! Art Bots are simple robots made from common household […]

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Testimonials

What are people saying?

The stuff that the DHF youth are accomplishing and producing is simply mind blowing. When I was their age, I couldn’t dream about the things that they were doing. I wish that I had the programs and resources that the space provided available to me when I was growing up.”

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…Interesting how two teachers can help change the energy level in a city and, perhaps, spark a revolution in learning.”

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TomVanderArk

DHF is bringing influential conversations with experts – usually a university level experience – to young makers in their place, on their terms.”

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DHF has launched a number of incredibly important and innovative programs to help connect teachers, students, and technologists.”

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