Check out the Maker Faire!

Written by: Kristin Goedert Photos & Graphics courtesy of the Maker Faire When: May 19, May 20, & May 21, 2017 Where: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403 Learn More: http://makerfaire.com/bay-area/ Where can you see a 12-ton 16-foot-tall robot, ride a Big Ant, check out a Life-Size Mousetrap, try a tall bike and…

Microcontroller Fun with Tessel

  What Are Microcontrollers? Microcontrollers are small computers that take inputs from our physical world through various sensors and uses that information to control or trigger other actions.  They are often embedded in the products we use everyday and with wireless communications and the capabilities of the Internet, they can be used to to interact with…

Everything 3D at TriV!

  3D Modeling With Autodesk Tinkercad and Fusion360     TriValley CoderDojo had its second session on February 4, 2015 to work on badge tutorials provided through a partnership between Autodesk and global CoderDojo.  Three badge tutorials were available: Tinkercad, Tinkercoding, and Fusion360.  Both Tinkercad and Tinkercoding are based on Autodesk’s online Tinkercad application that enables younger…

GoEngineer Free Kid’s 3D Printing Camp

Learn to design in SolidWorks, Print a 3D Prototype, and Meet other kid-engineers in the making! Cost:  The kids’ camps are free! Multiple dates, sign up here. Start/End Time: 9am-3pm Lunch: 12-1pm–Please bring your own sack lunch                                                 Age group: 10-18yrs GoEngineer – Santa Clara 3350 Scott Blvd. Bldg 44 Santa Clara, CA 95054 Enrolled Students Receive: …

Raspberry Jam Silicon Valley

Raspberry Pi Every 3rd Saturday! Multiple dates available, sign up here. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA  94043 Open to the public Free Admission Kids are most highly encouraged to attend You don’t need to own a Raspberry Pi Newbies welcome – all questions will be answered If you do have a Pi…