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Workshop - 11-18-2018 - Photo 1

November 2018 - PATCHR.io Workshop - Part 2

Nov. 18, 2018

11-18-2018 Picture 1On Sunday November 18th, Eric Schneider, founder and CEO of PATCHR.io was back for the second part of the create your own printed circuit-board (PCB) workshop. After the first workshop, UTeach Makers uploaded their PCB designs that were created in PATCHR.io. Over the past month Eric and his crew reviewed the designs for errors and milled them on their Bantam Tools desktop PCB milling machine.

Workshop  10-21-2018 - Photo 1

October 2018 - PATCHR.io Workshop - Part 1

Oct. 21, 2018

10-21-2018 Picture 1On Sunday October 21st, Eric Schneider, founder and CEO of PATCHR.io was in-house to teach how to create printed circuitboards (PCBs). This workshop took making with electronics to the next level by introducing the software and skills needed to make a custom circuitboard with LEDs that blink and fade. Eric provided numerous examples of circuitboard that could be worn as badges or pins, such as french fries with yellow LEDs or a light-up Christmas tree.

Cohort Meeting - 04-25-2017 - Photo 1

April 2017 - Maker Showcase Presentations & Circuit Blocks

April 25, 2017

UTeach Maker Cohort Meeting 04-25-2017 - Photo 1After two semesters with UTeach Maker, Paige Arneson and Hannah Spock were excited to show everybody the progress they had made by presenting their Maker Showcases. Highlighting her passion for biology and sewing, Paige presented her e-textile circulatory system. Her design involved using conductive thread, fabric, sewable LEDs, and a Lilypad Arduino that would light-up to demonstrate circulation in the human body.

Cohort Meeting - 04-11-2017 - Photo 1

April 2017 - A Night at Articulture Design

April 11, 2017

UTeach Maker Cohort Meeting 04-11-2017 - Photo 1Articulture Designs and UTeach Maker got together for a night celebrating the intersection of Making and the natural world. This was a chance for Makers and nature lovers to mingle. The night featured Articulture Designs founder and lead designer Monique Capanelli, who shared her own Maker journey. Dinner was served outdoors in the Articulture gardens.

Cohort Meeting - 03-11-2019 - Photo 0

March 2017 - SXSW Create and New Spring 2017 Maker Cohort

March 11, 2017

UTeach Maker Cohort Meeting 03-11-2017 - Photo 0It is with great pleasure that we had the opportunity on March 11th to formally welcome our Spring 2017 UTeach Maker Cohort!

Cohort Meeting - 02-21-2017 - Photo 1

February 2017 - Visit to Ann Richards Makerspace - Part 2

Feb. 21, 2017

UTeach Maker Cohort Meeting 02-21-2017 - Photo 1Continuing on the "Six Inch Chop Saw Challenge", the UTeach Makers returned to Ann Richards Middle School for their second challenge: to built a perfect 8 foot x 8 foot x 8 foot cube. Using measuring tapes, pencils, squares, and the chop saw, Oren Connell gave the Makers the required specifications and left to themselves to determine how they would accomplish the task.

Cohort Meeting - 01-31-2017 - Photo 1

January 2017 - Visit to Ann Richards Makerspace - Part 1

Jan. 31, 2017

Cohort Meeting - 01-31-2017 - Photo 1On Tuesday 1/31/2017 UTeach Makers and mentors got together to visit the Ann Richards Makerspace. Mentors Patrick Benfield and Oren Connell led the night. UTeach Makers learned new skills through competing in the "Six Inch Chop Saw Challenge" and we discussed how to use tools safely with students. Current UTeach Makers also presented some of their recent work and displayed their Maker Showcases. And, there was plenty of yummy food, of course.