What’s on this week at Maker Festival: Maker Educator Conference, robot field tests, developing film & more

Posted on July 4, 2016 Under Events


We’re three weeks through our Month of Making – and the Maker Extravaganza is coming up this weekend – remember to register your free attendance! In the meantime, check out one of the 100+ satellite events that are happening across Toronto. Here’s what’s on this week:


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Learn the basics of developing your own film in a hands-on workshop by HackLab.TO!


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Use Lego EV3 Robotics kits to build and program your own robot with Maker Mississauga!



Robot Missions will be conducting a beach-combing bot test at Cherry Beach that is open to the public to attend.


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Visit Lakeview’s Annual Block Party and use cameras, equipment and props in their special Green Screen Photobooth!


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Visit the Toronto School of Art, take a glimpse inside the art studies, watch printmaking demonstrations, and drop-in to an experimental drawing workshop suitable for all levels of experience. 



Designed for teachers by teachers, attend sessions and workshops that examine how Maker Ed is being used in the classroom.


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Learn how to design your own 3D objects using Tinkercad, an easy, browser-based 3D design!



Learn how to create your own podcast from recording to distribution in this fun and interactive workshop!


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Tweens can Join the Maker Mississauga sewing team at Lorne Park Library to sew something special!