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The Tech Blog

We want to share what inspires us, and what goes on behind the scenes here at The Tech Museum of Innovation. Our bloggers cover a variety of topics, ranging from museum activities to science and technology news. 
 
Looking for something specific? Blog entries are organized by category and author—see list to the right. We invite you to share your thoughts.
 
  • by Makercorps Members on August 15, 2013
    This past week at Makerspace was a high flying, light painting extravaganza! With this Makerspace we saw an opportunity to build off of our previous Makerspace program Aerial Antics. Aerial Antics was a program where guests made flying hovercrafts... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on August 8, 2013
    This past week at Makerspace visitors were invited to make hovercraft designs and test how they float in our wind tubes. We were again impressed with the innovation of The Tech's visitors. They cut and taped together materials including straws,... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 30, 2013
    This past week at Makerspace we challenged guests to the ultimate collaborative game! The game was called The MaKey MaKey Chain Chain Game and visitors were asked to divide into teams and compete against each other to complete the most circuits... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 23, 2013
    The past week at Makerspace was a smashing success! We challenged guests to engineer strong and durable structures using only paper and masking tape. Visitors were amazed by the strength that could be created by simply rolling papers and folding... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 16, 2013
    This past week we invited guests to come to The Tech Studio and interface paper switches with a computer game. Visitors made switches with paper and copper tape. After creating them, they were able to test them by connecting them to a PicoBoard... Read More

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