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29
June
2013

Second Day of Maker Corps

This was the second day of our Maker Corps project here at COSI, and I have to say, it was great! Again! :) We made Artbots, which are robots that make art....
29
June
2013

Day Two of Maker Programs

For our second day of Maker Corps today, we made ArtBots! Robots that make art! Again creativity and imagination were high in our gadgets cafe work space while guests built their bots. There was lots of hesitation at first at what to make and how to make it. Fairly quickly the process of circuits was figured out, along with how different counter weights would effect the speed and spin of their bot...
28
June
2013

First Day of Maker Corps Project!

Today was our launch day of the Maker Corps project in the Gadgets Cafe. IT WAS SO FUN! Both kids and adults were great. Our theme today was Melt! and our first project was Brushbots.....
28
June
2013

Kicking off Maker Programs at COSI

After weeks of preparation, we finally kicked of Maker Corps here at COSI! From 2-4 Friday through Sunday Maker Corps is taking over the Gadgets Cafe at COSI until the end of August. Maker Corps is a nationwide initiative to get kids to get creative and build things from arts and crafts projects, to DIY type projects....
31
May
2013

Update: A Bang for the Flash!

They did it. A large collaboration of scientists, watching the spot in the constellation Leo where a humongous gamma ray burst occurred in late April, have seen the giant supernova explosion they were expecting after such a monumental event. Not only that, but the explosion was so large and powerful that it created the universe's oddest inhabitant – a black hole!
Update: A Bang for the Flash!
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