Tinkering -- known these days by such nicknames as DIY (Do It Yourself) and the MakerMovement -- is making a dramatic comeback worldwide, enabling the average person to build, and even invent, viable technological creations of their own.
At Festival Expo 2014, courtesy of a plethora of exhibits by DIY professionals and organizations, you'll have the chance to immerse yourself in the latest technology that is driving this movement! Get set to be inspired!
Here is a sampling of just some of the exciting hands-on interactive DIY exhibits you can expect to discover:
Learn to Make Your Own Toys With Makers Toolbox -- Makers Toolbox create toys-to-be for kids who have an interest in learning how things work. There's something special about a toy you build yourself, especially when it starts out as just a handful of cardboard and electronic components.
MAKE: Technology on Your Time! -- Learn how MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing DIY projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.
Devices Anyone Can Make -- With kits from the exciting device company Technology Will Save Us, learn how to create innovations in a wide range of fields, including circuitry and electronics, gardening, music, gaming, sports, cycling and energy.
Discover it All at the Tech Shop -- Whether your DIY dream involves 3D printing, soldering, plasma cutting, quilting, special effects or electronics, you'll find the appropriate workshop and fabrication studio at the Tech Shop exhibit to make it all come true!
Meet Budding DIY Innovators From the St. Louis School -- Check out tomorrow's DIY innovators at the St. Louis School exhibit where students bring their imagination to life through the use of Lego Robotics, Scratch, SketchUp and Raspberry Pi technology!
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