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Laser This! Laser That! - Session 1 - Summer 2016

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Mon, 6/13/2016 - Fri, 6/17/2016
Please note: this event occurred in the past!

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Summer Camp

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Summer 2016 Sessions

  • Session 1: June 13 - 17, 2016, from 1pm - 4pm
  • Session 2: August 1 - 5, 2016, From 9am - 12pm

About Laser This! Laser That!

Spend a week working with the laser engraver as a serious design tool. Laser This! and Laser That! provide participants with dedicated time for working on impressive creations, like jewelry, custom drinking glasses, press-fit box creations, fancy business cards, wooden (living) hinges, stamps, 123D Make 3D objects and more. This year we will be able to make use of the larger 32×18 Universal Systems Laser.

Learning Process and Outcomes

Last year it included the following:

  • Day 1: artistic expression with color-matching, multiple exposure and organic form
  • Day 2: exploring new mediums with paper, cylindrical objects, metals, fabrics, food and quark
  • Day 3-4: engineering applications via prototyping with press-fit enclosures

Take-Home Creations

This depends entirely on what participants decide to work on.

Participation Details

  • Prerequisites: Camp Fab Lab

  • Difficulty: Moderate

  • Required Ages: 10+

  • Required # of Participants: 6 - 12

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