February 2017 News

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

Mini-Golf! Makerspace - Sunday 2/12 1-3pm - Piedmont Middle School Rm. 125: Please join us in the Piedmont Makerspace for a Mini-Golf Design Session!  Our goal is to have 18 holes of mini-golf ready for the 2017 PiedmontSchool Maker Faire.  This Makerspace session will include brainstorming and creating simple mock ups — think windmills, Rube Goldberg, and roller coaster tracks… Tracy Broback, Tri-School Science Specialist will also be on-hand to introduce the STEAM Expo process – a process which will be very relevant to mini-golf hole design! FORE!!  Seating is limited so please get your FREE tickets today.

Call for Makers! – 4th annual Piedmont School Maker Faire - Sunday 4/23 11am-3pmSubmit your School Maker Faire project today — it can be a school project, STEAM Expo project, or your own project. Piedmont K-12 students and community welcome!  Deadline March 31.  Piedmont Makers is proud to join PAINTS and CHIME in co-presenting this year’s School MakerFaire celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math & Music education in Piedmont.

FIRST LEGO League / FIRST Tech Challenge Info Session - Tuesday 3/7 7:30: Thank you for the great response to last month’s FIRST LEGO League interest survey.  Piedmont Makers is moving forward organizing FIRST Lego League teams for 4th and 5th graders and additional FIRST Tech Challenge middle school teams for the Fall 2017 season.  FIRST Lego League is a Lego Mindstorms-based robotics competition.  FIRST Tech Challenge is a more advanced robotics competition.  Come to the info session to hear from this year’s PMS Pioneers team and learn more!