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SparkTruck: it's FAB-ulous!

SparkTruck is a mobile FAB LAB that combines art, engineering, and hands-on fun. This educational build-mobile is traveling across the country with cool 21st-century shop tools. They’re spreading the fun of hands-on learning and encouraging kids to find their inner maker. Come build with us!


Wednesday, September 12 at WQED

Come use the IT BeePS! design process - express individual Identity, Brainstorm collaboratively using Teamwork, Prototype using different media, reflect on the process through Story.

Ages 7-11: 10-11:30 am

Make Creature Mash Vibrobots! Design and build simple robots.

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Ages 12+: 1:30-3:30 pm

Stamp Your Logo! Design and create a personal logo, then turn it into a laser-cut stamp.

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Thursday, September 13 at WQED

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Stamp Your Logo! Design and create a personal logo and turn it into a laser cut stamp, using the IT BeePS! design process. Educators, learn about the resources and methods to implement this innovative process in the classroom. Help your students to become makers, engineers, and artists! Act 48 accredited.

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Friday, September 14 at Schenley Plaza

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Families and makers of all ages, join us in Schenley Plaza for a free building workshop!


SparkTruck is coming to Pittsburgh with support from WQED and NOVA Chemicals.