Maker Mash-up at the Mount Pleasant branch of Vancouver Public Library a big success!

VIVO Young Makers Club teamed up with Maker Mobile and the DIY club at the Mount Pleasant branch of Vancouver Public Library to teach a class about building electronic gadgets. The 2 hour workshop, led by Andrew Milne and Simon Lyons of Maker Mobile  involved learning how to build a “brush bot” (A simple robot that uses a pager motor to move around), and a “trip wire” using a clothespin, string, tinfoil, and a battery-powered noisemaker. Andrew and Simon then set up a “Trip wire obstacle course” where students tried to navigate around the trip wire without making the buzzers activate. Fun was had all around!

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