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Maker Mondays! Hacking Webcams to Create Micro and Macroscopes

June 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

How can we support students in becoming creators of technology, rather than mere passive consumers of it? This question will lie at the heart of Maker Mondays!, a new workshop series offered by the Allegheny Intermediate in Spring 2018. In these highly interactive workshops, participants will be provided with resources and supports to dissect readily-available technologies and hack them together to remix, repurpose, or even create something entirely new.
Hacking Webcams to Create Micro and Macroscopes:
In this workshop, participants will construct microscopes and microscopes using nothing more than an inexpensive webcam (under $10) and found objects. With these devices hooking directly into a computer, they are ideal for creating incredible art videos.
This workshop has been inspired by the work of Erin Riley, a maker educator and FabLab facilitator at Greenwhich Academy in Connecticut.
Supplies will be provided free of charge.

Picture care of Erin Riley



June 4, 2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120 United States
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Phone: 412.394.5829
Fax: 412.394.5750
Homestead, PA 15120, US
475 E. Waterfront Drive