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Kids in 4th-8th grade are invited to join the Junior Makers team for stem workshops! Sign up for one or all of their Junior Makers opportunities, including:
Oct 7, 2023
Casting Candy LEGOS
In this Junior Makers workshop, kids and their adult chaperones will create a mouthwatering chocolate bar! Teams will learn how to use a thermoforming machine to make molds using LEGOs and pour in molten chocolate — just like a genuine candy factory! For a one-of-a-kind candy bar, teams will also design unique candy bar wrappers!
Oct 21, 2023
Puzzle Picture & Frame
In this Junior Makers workshop, kids will use a laser cutter and a UV printer to craft their very own puzzle picture and frame. They’ll be challenged to print their favorite picture onto an acrylic sheet using a UV printer, transforming it into a stunning masterpiece. But that’s not all — with the power of the laser cutter, kids will turn that picture into puzzle pieces! It’s like magic, combining technologies into beautiful art.
Nov 4, 2023
In this Junior Makers workshop, kids will take their maker skills to the next level with this fabrication project. They’ll use sculpting clay to create a prototype of a dream monster friend and learn how to turn it into a plastic figurine using a 3D scanner and by learning the basics of digital 3D modeling using TinkerCAD.
Nov 18, 2023
T-Shirt & Jewelry
In this Junior Makers workshop, kids will design a graphic t-shirt and jewelry pieces using a large format graphic printer, heat press, laser cutter, and UV printer)!
What is Junior Makers? NOVA’s Junior Makers program creates a fun, social environment for our area’s youngest makers to be introduced to fabrication and build confidence in their STEM and problem-solving skills!
Northern Virginia Community College • Manassas, VA
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