KidzMash Schedule

KidzMash Schedule2019-01-09T14:37:46+00:00

Monday

No Sessions

Tuesday

9:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's World of 3D printing

This session is targeted for children. All ages are welcome with a responsible adult. We will tour the maker lab and talk about the exciting world of 3D printing. we will look at the printers as well as models made on them go over basics of how to make or get models, different types of CAD apps...

Room: Guava / Tamarind

[KidzMash] Learning to Fly with Paper Airplanes

Presented by: David Neal, Nathaniel Neal

In this session, we will learn about the basic forces that allow planes to fly, facts about paper airplanes, and demonstrate many different airplane designs. Most importantly, we will learn two airplane designs that are easy to make and fly very well. We will finish with a competition to see whose...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview
9:30 AM

[KidzMash] 3D Silhouette

Presented by: Christopher Judd

Have you ever been to an amusement park or to a grandparent’s house and seen the cheesy silhouettes of children? Those boring 2 dimensional black pieces of paper with the exaggerated eyelashes mounted in a wooden frame? Isn’t this the 21st century? Can’t we do better? Yes, we have the...

Room: IronwoodLevel: Introductory and overview
10:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's introduction to 3D Modeling

This second session is targeted at children who have completed our Kid’s world of 3d printing session+. We will attempt to walk the attendees through the process of building a basic model on a professional CAD program (Rhino3d) from geometric shapes. We will explain the XYZ coordinate system, and...

Room: Guava / TamarindLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

[KidzMash] Systems Thinking for Kids

Presented by: Cat Swetel

What are the best feet in the world? The fast feet of a cheetah? The giant feet of an elephant? What about the best arms? Best legs? Best head? What would a creature made up of all the best parts look like? Probably more like Frankenstein's monster than any finely tuned machine. ...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

[KidzMash] Puppets are AWESOME

Presented by: Nathan Loding

Mahna-mahna, do do do-do-do! Puppets come in all shapes and sizes and styles, from shadows to socks to marionettes and more. Puppets can be found all over the world. And the best part is there is no limit to what they can do - just your imagination. Together, we will look at the unique history of...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
1:30 PM

[KidzMash] Crafting Chainmail

Presented by: Kevin Devine

Have you ever wanted to learn the fundamentals of making chainmail? In this Divez lesson, we will learn to weave 4-in-1, Byzantine and Persian 6-in-1. You will learn why Aspect Ratio and wire gauge are important considerations in making your chainmail. We will also delve into the history of each...

Room: IronwoodTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), HardwareLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

[KidzMash] Building Your First Video Game with Bloxels

Presented by: Eric Potter

Do you want to build a fun game that you can play on your device? Do you want to create your own artwork to add to the game? Then you ought to try out Bloxels. ...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
3:00 PM

[KidzMash] Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Tags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

Wednesday

9:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's World of 3D printing

This session is targeted for children. All ages are welcome with a responsible adult. We will tour the maker lab and talk about the exciting world of 3D printing. we will look at the printers as well as models made on them go over basics of how to make or get models, different types of CAD apps...

Room: Guava / TamarindTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Great Ball Contraption Workshop

Presented by: Charles Yost

What do you get if you take LEGO soccer balls, a simple set of instructions, a provided LEGO model kit, and put it all together? A Rube Goldberg machine entirely from LEGO! Together we will build modules for a Great Ball Contraption and then line them all up to pass along the soccer balls. Let's set...

Room: AcaciaTags: Hardware, OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Itty Bitz Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Tags: Hardware, OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
9:30 AM

[KidzMash] Let’s Play a Game! Computer Hacking for Kidz

Presented by: Bill Sempf

Have you ever wanted to know how computer hackers are able to get into systems and find out things that they are not supposed to know? So do programmers and security pros! If you think you have what it takes to use your computer skills to attack a system then this is the session for you. Step up to...

Room: IronwoodTags: Javascript, SecurityLevel: Intermediate
10:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's introduction to 3D Modeling

This second session is targeted at children who have completed our Kid’s world of 3d printing session+. We will attempt to walk the attendees through the process of building a basic model on a professional CAD program (Rhino3d) from geometric shapes. We will explain the XYZ coordinate system, and...

Room: Guava / TamarindTags: Javascript, SecurityLevel: Intermediate
10:30 AM

[KidzMash] Stargazing

Presented by: Steve Madsen

Shoot for the stars! Learn about astronomy and assemble your own portable mini domed planetarium with common, everyday item like cardstock. We will use a bright LED bulb to be able to project the stars from your planetarium onto the ceiling. We will also point out the major constellations found on...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

[KidzMash] Get Creative with Duct Tape!

Presented by: Keith Kurak

Duct tape is super-sticky, flexible, and waterproof, and can be used as a quick fix for just about anything that’s broken. It’s even been used to repair spaceships! But, it also can be used to make art. You’ll learn briefly about the science and history of duct tape before we turn you loose to...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
1:30 PM

[KidzMash] Gotta Catch ‘Em All!  Raspberry Pi and Java Pokemon Training

Presented by: Stephen Chin

The Pokemon have escaped the laboratory and are running amuck!  Using a miniature Raspberry Pi computer, a 3D printed pokeball, and the Java programming language, you can catch all of the escaped Pokeman and return them to the professor.  For this workshop, hardware will be provided, but we...

Room: IronwoodLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Level: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

[KidzMash] A Slimy Adventure

Presented by: Jason Robey

Adventure into the exciting world of slime. Have you ever wondered the difference between fluffy and crunch slime? Learn about the chemical reactions and ingredients that create these versions of slime. Leave with samples of each to share your slimy adventures with all your friends.

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview

Thursday

8:00 AM

[KidzMash] Human 3D Printer: a social STEM learning experiment

After a brief overview where we explain what the teams will do, we will be dividing into 3 teams. A CAD team, a SLICER team, and a 3D printer team. The teams will try to manually replicate with the team each piece of the 3D object development and replication process! The CAD team will model the...

Room: Guava / TamarindLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's World of 3D printing

This session is targeted for children. All ages are welcome with a responsible adult. We will tour the maker lab and talk about the exciting world of 3D printing. we will look at the printers as well as models made on them go over basics of how to make or get models, different types of CAD apps...

Room: Guava / TamarindLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Collaborate on your LEGO(R) vision

Presented by: Thomas Haver

LEGO(R) sets are amazingly fun to build, but who has attempted to build a complete set without looking at the instructions? In this session, the kidz & adults will form teams and try to build one of sixteen different Creator sets without the instructions. Only one person from each team will be able...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Itty Bitz Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Tags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
9:30 AM

[KidzMash] So, You Want to Be a Game Designer? – A Board Game Jam

Presented by: Matt Perrin

Have you ever been curious about how to design a game? Or maybe you would like to make games when you grow up? If yes, then here's your chance to learn about how to take your ideas, discover what makes them "fun", and work in teams to create a board game prototype in just a couple of hours. ...

Room: IronwoodTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessLevel: Intermediate
10:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's introduction to 3D Modeling

This second session is targeted at children who have completed our Kid’s world of 3d printing session+. We will attempt to walk the attendees through the process of building a basic model on a professional CAD program (Rhino3d) from geometric shapes. We will explain the XYZ coordinate system, and...

Room: Guava / TamarindTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessLevel: Intermediate
10:30 AM

[KidzMash] It's Only Rocket Science!

Presented by: Rachel and Nathan Coulter

3,2,1, Blastoff! Rockets have been used to make advancements in science for years, and have fascinated people of all ages. But if you aren't a scientist, it's pretty hard to understand how they work. Rachel (age 13) and Nathan (age 11) will lead you in exploration of Newton's Third Law with hands-on...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

[KidzMash] Using Javascript to draw an animated Poké Ball

Presented by: Tim LeMaster

In this hands-on session, the kids will create an animated Poké Ball using Javascript. We will explore basic drawing functions and put them together to form a Poké Ball. We will then animate the Poké Ball opening. Finally, we will add a surprise inside the Poké Ball! ...

Room: AcaciaTags: JavascriptLevel: Intermediate
1:30 PM

[KidzMash] Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Tags: JavascriptLevel: Intermediate
2:30 PM

[KidzMash] It's Sedimentary, My Dear Watson: Finding Fossils Near You

Presented by: Matt Williams

We've seen fossils in museums, movies, and on tv. But did you know you can go hunting yourself for fossils? The Kalahari used to be part of a prehistoric sea and there are a lot of places to find fossils throughout Ohio and the surrounding states. ...

Room: AcaciaTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
3:30 PM

[KidzMash] Overview of NASA Plum Brook Station

Room: IronwoodTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

Friday

9:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's World of 3D printing

This session is targeted for children. All ages are welcome with a responsible adult. We will tour the maker lab and talk about the exciting world of 3D printing. we will look at the printers as well as models made on them go over basics of how to make or get models, different types of CAD apps...

Room: Guava / TamarindTags: OtherLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Remove The Roadblox With Roblox Game Making 101

Presented by: Hunter Gibbons

Roblox is the super cool multi-player game. It’s like Minecraft and building Legos combined into one. You can create an account and play games other people have created, or you can build your own game using Roblox Studio. ...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview

[KidzMash] Itty Bitz Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Level: Introductory and overview
9:30 AM

[KidzMash] Build a Binary Clock with a Raspberry Pi Zero Workshop

Presented by: Christopher Judd

Have you ever wanted to be the geekiest kid around? This session will earn you the crown. In this session, you build a clock that likely only you can read because it will display the time in binary (1s and 0s or on and off). You will learn how to control LEDs using a Raspberry Pi Zero. Along the way...

Room: IronwoodTags: HardwareLevel: Advanced
10:00 AM

[KidzMash] A Kid's introduction to 3D Modeling

This second session is targeted at children who have completed our Kid’s world of 3d printing session+. We will attempt to walk the attendees through the process of building a basic model on a professional CAD program (Rhino3d) from geometric shapes. We will explain the XYZ coordinate system, and...

Room: Guava / TamarindTags: HardwareLevel: Advanced
10:30 AM

[KidzMash] Space Mission #251: Colonization

Presented by: Daniel Wood

Attention all registered kidz. Multiple habitable planets have been detected in the far reaches of space. Mission Control needs you and your teammates to design the spacecraft, pilot it to your destination, and create a safe and controlled environment for the colonists to live on. You will race...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

[KidzMash] Fun Things To Do With Alexa

Presented by: Jeff Blankenburg

This session will introduce KidzMashers to Alexa, and show them some of the cool things they can do with just their voices. We will have devices to play with, tons of things to try, and an interactive game they can try.

Room: AcaciaTags: Hardware, OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
1:30 PM

[KidzMash] Laser Tag

Room: Salon C (Laser Tag)Tags: Hardware, OtherLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

[KidzMash] FUN WITH STICKS!!!

Presented by: Steven Swenson

This will be a fun and creative session where you build things with popsicle sticks!! Build a bridge! Build a building! Build a Jellyfish! Build anything you like! And these projects don't require glue, so no drying time, and all the parts are reusable. Every child will receive a kit with sticks,...

Room: AcaciaLevel: Introductory and overview