To get into a Maker mindset, students worked in teams of four to create an invention using recycled materials. This team created a colored pencil dispenser. When you pull the string, the can turns sideways and a colored pencil falls out.
McKenna uses the Kinect to scan Stella using Skanect
Here are some of the logos students designed with their initials on the first day.
Here are printed body scans of students, scanned by McKenna from the Evanston Public Library using an X Box Kinect.
On the second day students created a keychain or charm using their school name or mascot. Here are some designs that Chute students created.
Student drew characters for their stop motion animations on paper, then photographed them on iPads and used Makerbot Printshop's Shapemaker to extrude
3D Printed Student Logo and Product Designs
Making Stop-Motion Animations with 3D Printed Characters
The iMotion App captures a photo every second to create a time-lapse video of Elena's pencil box as it prints.
Students work together to create a story in preparation for their stop-motion animation.
3D Body Scanning
Students watch as Kayla from the Evanston Public Library demonstrates 3D body scanning with the X-Box Kinect and Skanect software. L to R Elena, Mrs. Reitman, Mrs. Kushner, Jakob, Jordan, Ronni, Anna, Dash, Zoe, Emilio (getting scanned), and Kayla (holding the Kinect).