Play + Design Lab (Grades 5 – 8)
In this advanced makerspace, young makers design and construct handmade animatronics (electrified kinetic creatures) and automate (mechanical sculptures and moving creations). Our focus is on applied skills and advanced exposure to design and fabrication – accurately measuring and cutting components from wood, forming plastic, drilling holes, using heat to slice precise parts from construction foam, building circuits for motors and integrating basic electronics! Perfect for emerging artists, designers, tinkerers and budding engineers. The final session features a hands-on exhibit on playful innovation!