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An experience in animation

I decided it was high time to start prototyping our stop-motion animation  program once again.  To be honest, I really wanted an excuse to play with the program myself.  I decided to do some stop-motion drawing with a dry-erase board.  The setup I built for the activitiy wasn’t pretty or professional, but my crude setup did not detract Thomas and Aiden, two first time visitors to the Museum.  . I briefly explai
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Craft Stick Explosions

The staff of the MAKESHOP loves to have fun with our visitors. A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of us were introduced to a project known as a “Craft Stick Explosion.” We were trying to do some simple weaving with craft sticks for some of our younger visitors. We discovered a project that allows you to weave craft sticks together and then cause them to “explode” through an interesting chain react
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ElectricShop: intro to Arduino

Join us on Thursday May 12th, Friday May 13th, and  Saturday May 14th from 10:00 – Noon and 1:30 – 5:00 in the MakeShop to explore the Arduino board.  We will have several Arduino Uno, Netbooks, and parts to make simple Arduino projects. If you our unfamiliar with the Arduino board check out this link and visit the official website here. Paul
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