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Animation in the NanoLab

For 4 weeks this past March, 1st and 2nd graders transformed the NanoLab into a video production studio. By writing stories, making storyboards, and using animation and audio production software, young people turned their imagined worlds into animated video shorts. All the images were captured and compiled with the free program Jellycam, and Audacity was used to […]

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FabSlam v.3 is Underway!

We are excited to currently have 7 teams who will be participating in this Spring’s FabSlam! FabSlam is 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.    Photos from previous FabSlam Showcases This time around, we are working to instill a […]

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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

What is it? A Raspberry Pi is basically a really small and inexpensive computer. It uses an ARM processor which is the primary chip in most mobile phones. They primarily run a version of a Linux operating system (Raspbian being the most popular). The Raspberry Pi has two USB ports, a speaker port, an HDMI […]

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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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Technology Workshop for Parents at DHF

Beginning on Thursday, March 20, Digital Harbor Foundation, in partnership with the Baltimore City Public Schools Family Institute, will offer a FREE workshop series for parents and guardians on using technology. This FREE workshop series will introduce technology tools and resources to help you help your child. This four (4) session workshop series will help […]

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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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