Arduino Hardware Workshop

Dev BootCamp NYC - 48 Wall St., 15th Floor New York - View Map Girl Develop It NYC
Tue, Nov 24, 2015, 6:30 PM (EST)

About this event

Ever wanted to build a quirky hardware project? In this workshop we will build several prototypes of musical chimes each one more creative than the other!

Example Videos: Flower chimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-iFNLQLxQc

Electric wind chimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQoL5-CF7r4

Materials provided:

• 5 bare touch conductive boards

• 2 makeymakey

• 1 arduino

• 1 tube of conductive thread

• 2 5-packages of alligator cables

• flowers

• aluminium foil

What you should bring: • Your computer with Arduino IDE installed and Baretouch Conductive Board drivers installed (follow instructions here: http://www.bareconductive.com/make/setting-up-arduino-with-your-touch-board/) • Headphones and/or little speakers (if you have any) • More materials for chimes (felt, bells, LEDs, anything else you can think of) What you can keep: the chimes you made

What you cannot keep: the boards provided

We encourage you to bring more materials for chimes and to set-up Arduino on your computer to make the most out if it! 

Teacher:  Stefania Druga

Innately curious and passionate about creating and testing new learning models, instructional designer by training, evolved into a learning architect. Stefania is also a former Googler and graduated from an international Erasmus Mundus master of Media Engineering for Education (France, Spain, Portugal). In the summer of 2012 she was also the Education Teaching Fellow at Singularity University where she advised and coached 80 students from 36 countries. Currently, she is leading Hackidemia organization (mobile lab for maker Education present in 40 countries), Afrimakers (community of Maker projects in 10 Africa countries) and MakerCamp (global camps for learning how to build and run makerspaces) Stefania is also an an ambassador for global MakerFaire in Berlin and Shenzhen and is preparing a new kit for maker education in schools. Currently she is a Flatiron School fellow and NYU visiting scholar and she is always looking for creative ways to combine hardware and software with art, music and design. 

Schedule: 

6:30 Arrive/Network/Food
6:45 Welcome from Girl Develop It and Dev Bootcamp
7:00 Workshop begins
9:15 Demo and enjoy your final prototype!

A $15 donation toward our scholarship fund is requested to guarantee your seat for participation. Please be sure to enter your full name when RSVPing for this event.

When

Tuesday, Nov 24
6:30 PM - 9:15 PM (EST)

Where

Dev BootCamp NYC
48 Wall St., 15th Floor New York