MAKING COMMUNITY: Hands On Technology Workshop


  • MakersPlace Shop 39 Ground Floor Italian Forum 19-23 Norton St Leichhardt Australia

Join Irresistable Learning and Three Farm for a full day of hands on making. Learn to inspire children and young people with educational activities that engage their heads, hearts and minds. 

In this workshop you will:

  • Be introduced to 3D printing
  • Participate in circuit building and hacking activities
  • Discover the secrets of how to run a successful maker workshop
  • Walk away with templates for running activities in your library, community centre or school
  • Understand how to resource and setup 3D printing and circuit building workshops in your organisation

 

9:15am - Registration

 

9:30am - 11:00am - 3D Printing, hands on activity. We will be producing an object for aiding people with disability. 

 

11:00am - 12:30pm - What it takes to run a good 3D printing program based on concepts of design thinking.

 

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch (Provided)

 

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Papercraft and hacked circuits. Take home your sculptures that light up and sing, made from simple materials.

 

3:00pm - 4:30pm - Learn how to develop and run activities that are powered by fascination, promote discovery and real skills, and feel like play.

 

 

Important Information:

  • Please bring along a laptop. We will be working in with a couple of basic softwares for the 3D printing section of the day. If you dont have access to a laptop please let us know and we will arrange a device for you.
  • We will be providing morning tea and lunch, if you have dietry requirements no problem, just let us know.

There are ONLY 12 spaces avalible for this event. Get in early to join in on the fun!

 

 

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We recommend you take public transport or car pool. The closest train station is Petersham. Makers Place is located in the heart of the Italian Forum Leichhardt, there is underground paid parking availble in the Forum Carpark.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Please bring pens, notpads and a laptop. We will be working in with a couple of basic softwares for the 3D printing section of the day. If you dont have access to a laptop please let us know and we will arrange a device for you.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Melissa Fuller - mel@threefarm.com 

Joy Suliman -  joy@irresistiblelearning.com.au

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes if you would like to transfer your ticket to someone else in your orgaisation, this is fine, just let is know.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No we will have your name recorded at the door. 

What is the refund policy?

If an emergency situation arises where you cannot attend we would appreciate if you contacted us asap. We will only issue refunds 48 hours prior to the event for cases that cannot be avoided.

If you have any further questions please don't hessitate to contact us.