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World Maker Faire 2013

Open House New York

Join us for a weekend celebrating the buildings and architecture that started it all at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. As part of the 12th Annual Open House New York weekend, organized by Open House New York, we will bring the architects and designers responsible for reimagining and renovating some of the most historic and significant spaces of the museum. Free.

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Make It: Wood Block World’s Fair

Visitors celebrate the 50th anniversary of NYSCI and the 1964 World’s Fair by rebuilding and reimagining the World’s Fair. Using wood blocks and hot glue, participants will recreate the fantastical architecture of the World’s Fair and envision new structures for our future.

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Fall Make Academy Begins

Thirty 5th and 6th graders are gathering today at NYSCI to experiment, design, build and invent at Make Academy. The fall after-school program runs weekly until mid-December and also includes a session for 7th and 8th graders. Students will take items apart to see how…

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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Make it: Inventor’s Notebooks

Aspiring inventors learn basic bookbinding techniques that they can do with tools found around the house. They’ll create a notebook using a variety of paper types and colors and then hack their notebooks to add features like pencil holders, elastic straps and pockets.

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NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire

With World Maker Faire just days away, NYSCI staff are putting the final touches on their maker projects that will be exhibited at the Faire. Stop by the Faire’s NYSCI Village (located in Rocket Park) to engage in hands-on activities and to see the imaginative…

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class thats a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class thats a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class thats a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class thats a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Wildcard Weekend: WoodBots!

Build a poseable wooden robot at the Maker Space! Recommended for ages 7 and older. $5 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per adult/child pair.)

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class thats a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Luminescent Night Light Code

If you made a Luminescent Night Light at our recent workshop and are interested in the programming that makes it run, we have put the Arduino code online. There are a ton of comments and explanations in there for anyone just getting started with programming….

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class that’s a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Make It: One Block Challenge

A woodworking class that’s a brain teaser for your hands. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per child/adult pair.)

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Make Academy Continues to Build Creativity

Make Academy has been going on for almost a month and they have made a lot of progress. Each week focuses on workshops that encourage campers to create, design, and tinker with real tools from everyday materials. Some of the exciting activities include an in…

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July 26 & 27: Make it: Sew Cool Hand Sewing

Learn how to sew a sunglass case or small bag in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per child/adult pair.)

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July 5 & 6: Make It: Sew Cool Hand Sewing

Learn how to sew a sunglass case or small bag in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $5 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $3 per child/adult pair.)

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Latest Make It Home Challenge: Lego Light

An entry to the Make It At Home Challenge: a night light made out of Legos.

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Make It: Build A Box

Learn basic woodworking skills and build a wooden box in this Maker Space workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and older. $10 per child/adult pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $8 per child/adult pair.)

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