Nova Scotia Maker Faire

Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth Nova Scotia is gearing up for a school Maker Faire on Friday, June 7th. Students will be transforming the library and organizing up their makerspace to get ready for the big day. (The event is open to students from 9am-2:30 and 2:30-3:30 for the public.)

Students and special guests will have the opportunity to take part in hands-on activity stations that include:

  • Innovation Challenges: Rube Goldberg Machine/Simple Machine, Tinker CAD 3D design for a solution and print.

  • Robotics/ Battle bot w/ Spheros (solo cup, pencils un-sharpened, stickers etc)

  • Sewing stations (drawstring bags/ sm. pillows/boo boo bags).

  • Soldering station (Brilliant Labs pins)

  • Coding station: micro:bits, Circuit Playground Express, Makey Makey

  • Building: Snap circuits, Lego, Keva, straws and connectors

  • VR/AR

  • Green Screen w/ props, signs.

  • Stop-motion

We are happy to share that former Prince Andrew High School teacher Tim Halman, Member of the Legislative Assembly will be attending.

The Neil Squire Society is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization that has been empowering Canadians with disabilities through employment, digital literacy, and innovation for the past thirty-five years. Through the Makers Making Change initiative created by the Neil Squire Society Research and Development department. Students are encouraged to access an online open source projects library of assistive device designs and project files to create 3D devices that can help improve access of those with disabilities. This program is supported by Google, the Vancouver Foundation, the Calgary Foundation and the Government of Canada.

We hope you will join us June 7th at

Prince Andrew High School

31 Woodlawn Rd, Dartmouth, NS

Students & Teachers: 9am-2:30pm

Community Open House: 2:30-3:30pm

If you have any questions about this Make Faire or other events hosted by us please connect:

Sarah Ryan

Program Director, NS

Brilliant Labs

#MakerFiare #PrinceAndrewHighSchool

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