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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 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
  • by Guest Blogger on July 12, 2013
    By Laura Bruursema During my time working with The Tech, I’ve been talking with a lot of elementary and middle school aged girls. They’ve shared stories with me about their diverse interests in art, sports, fashion, science and math. They love to... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 9, 2013
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! Makerspace celebrated the first week of July glamouring the sky with red, white, and blue projectiles!  Guests were invited to paper craft their own rockets and use our patriotic launchers to send their rockets in flight.... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 3, 2013
    So many Makers in the kitchen! This week, over 500 guests visited the Makey Kitchen and found their inner creative musician.   We transformed The Tech Studio into a musical food lab, and used the incredibly awesome MaKey MaKey to turn household... Read More