iMake is an all-ages festival and opportunity to make, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired! This is the first iMake hosted by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and is supported in part by Mouser Electronics and Radio Shack. The event is included in general exhibit admission and features local makers, demonstrations, do-it-yourself activities and specialized *Playshop classes available on a first-come, first served basis.
Highlights include but are not limited to:
- RadioShack Soldering Studio: learn the soldering basics with the team from RadioShack
- 3D Printers: Find out how they work and see how others have created their own
- Star Wars 501st: Learn how the 501st makes their costumes for their Star Wars appearances
- Cardboard Creations: Design, engineer and tinker your very own cardboard creation
- Galileo’s Corner: Learn how to make a telescope with makers from our Noble Planetarium
- Circuit Explorations: Play with door buzzers, light switches and other electronics scavenged from recycled objects
- Infused by Oil: Discover your inner iron chef and learn how to make infused oils
*Playshops are 30-40 minute classes available on a limited basis. They are free but space is limited and available on a first-come first served basis the day of the event. Pick up Playshop Tickets at Shop Too!
Beginning at 10:00 AM on March 2.
Playshop topics include:
- Children’s Squish-it: Make your very own version of playdough in the Children’s Museum
- Changing Clothes: Repurpose old clothing into new fun wearables.
- Sock Puppet Creations: Create your very own puppet from interesting material