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STEAM704: Maker Break: Open Session

Students, enjoy a break from school and come in to TechShop to blow off some creative STE(A)M! Students in this course are supervised and assisted by TechShop youth education instructors while using the design lab classroom, Laser cutters, 3D printers, and various handheld tools. The creative, open making environment encourages the exploration of various design and fabrication methods. So come in, get creative, get refreshed!

Supervised making and design time for youth ages 12-17

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 12-17 ONLY!

Project: Open Making

Prerequisite(s): None. However, familiarity with graphics software will be helpful

Equipment access: None, students are allowed to use laser cutters and 3D printers with assistance from instructors. This course does not offer safety and basic use instruction of the laser cutters, 3D printers, or any tools that require a safety and basic use course. Students who have completed TechShop SBU courses are eligible to use tools in the TechShop Maker Break Sessions.

Minimum age: 12

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Maker Break: Open Session
(Maker Break: Open Session)
Thursday, 10/2/14 1:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Maker Break: Open Session
(Maker Break: Open Session)
Tuesday, 10/7/14 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Maker Break: Open Session
(Maker Break: Open Session)
Thursday, 10/9/14 1:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM705: Maker Break: Laser Cutter

Students, enjoy a break from school and come in to TechShop to blow off some creative STE(A)M! Students in this course are supervised and assisted by TechShop youth education instructors while using laser cutters to make a catapult. Class ends with a little friendly competition to see whose catapult shoots the farthest and most accurately. So come in, get creative, get refreshed!

Supervisedlaser cutter time time for youth ages 12-17

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 12-17 ONLY!

Project: Laser cut catapult

Prerequisite(s): None.

Equipment access: None, students are allowed to use laser cutters with assistance from instructors. This course does not offer safety and basic use instruction of the laser cutters.

Minimum age: 12

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Maker Break: Laser Cutter
(Maker Break: Laser Cutter)
Wednesday, 10/1/14 2:00 PM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Maker Break: Laser Cutter
(Maker Break: Laser Cutter)
Wednesday, 10/8/14 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM706: Maker Break: MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter

Students, enjoy a break from school and come in to TechShop to blow off some creative STE(A)M! Students in this course are supervised and assisted by TechShop youth education instructors while using the hand held plasma cutter and MIG welder to design and create with metal. First, plan and draw design on sheet metal. Next, cut out with plasma cutter and assemble with MIG welder. Leave with a unique metal monster, tree, abstract piece or whatever else you can imagine. So come in, get creative, get refreshed!

Supervised welder and plasma cutter time for youth ages 12-17

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 12-17 ONLY!

Project: Design, cut and weld a metal creation

Prerequisite(s): None.

Equipment access: None, students are allowed to use MIG welder and plasma cutter with assistance from instructors. This course does not offer safety and basic use instruction of the MIG welder and plasma cutter.

Minimum age: 12

Safety
  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes made of natural fibers or leather, natural fiber or leather long sleeved shirt, natural fiber or leather long pants. Welding hood, gloves and jacket provided by TechShop.

  • Advised: Leather welding jacket, leather welding pants, leather boots, respirator and hearing protection.



2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Maker Break: MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter
(Maker Break: MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter)
Monday, 10/6/14 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Maker Break: MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter
(Maker Break: MIG Welder and Plasma Cutter)
Thursday, 10/9/14 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM708: Maker Break: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press

Students, enjoy a break from school and come in to TechShop to blow off some creative STE(A)M! Students in this course are supervised and assisted by TechShop youth education instructors while using the design lab classroom, vinyl cutter, and heat press. Start in the computer lab to design the ultimate T-shirt using InkScape, a free and open source vector graphics editor. Move to the vinyl cutter and cut it out on heat press vinyl. Finally, use the heat press and leave with a one-of-a-kind design. So come in, get creative, get refreshed!

Supervised vinyl cutter and heat press time for youth ages 12-17

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 12-17 ONLY!

Project: Design and make a T-Shirt

Prerequisite(s): None. However, familiarity with graphics software will be helpful

Equipment access: None, students are allowed to use vinyl cutter and heat press with assistance from instructors. This course does not offer safety and basic use instruction of the vinyl cutter and heat press.

Minimum age: 12

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Maker Break: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press
(Maker Break: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press)
Monday, 10/6/14 2:30 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Maker Break: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press
(Maker Break: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press)
Wednesday, 10/8/14 2:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee