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Maker Network Meet-Up: Q&A w/Experts [Zoom Session]

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by Paul Hill, Dallin Graham

There are an increasing number of 4-H educators asking questions like: How do I join the maker movement? How do I organize a maker camp? How do I start a makerspace? What do I need in a makerspace? What 3D printer should I buy? In an effort to harness our...

Joining the Maker Movement: Q&A with Colorado 4-H

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Dave Francis

The 4-H Agent in Pueblo County, Colorado reached out to us with the following questions about our 4-H Maker programs and the success we have had with setting up afterschool and school enrichment programs that integrate and include 4-H participation and membership. She is...

Building and Managing Makerspaces in Extension

Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Dave Francis

As traditional face-to-face Extension office interactions decrease in favor of online dissemination, the makerspace creates an authentic engagement for Extension and the community. Makerspaces create opportunities for learners to make and learn from each other in a cooperative...

Extension & The Maker Movement

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Dave Francis

We are at the beginning of the largest explosion of creativity and innovation the world has ever seen. The nature of making things is changing. Technology has begun to make creating easy enough that everyone can make. Easier access to knowledge, capital and markets is...

ASTC On Air talks with Maker Media founder Dale Dougherty

Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

ASTC On Air is a new series in which we interview fascinating individuals outside the museum field who are doing work that is relevant and interesting to informal science and museum professionals. ASTC is the Association of Science Technology Centers (aka Science...