Maker Movement - DIY Revolution Schedule

*This schedule is subject to change. You will be emailed with any changes.

Design (LeAnne)

Technology (Jay)

Design + Tech (Both Jay and LeAnne)

Field Trip

Week 1 (July 6-8) - Introductions and Skill Building

Time

Wednesday - both

Thursday - Jay

Friday - LeAnne

9:30am

Introductions

Group Warm-up

Design Exercise

10:00am

10:30am

Keynote Speaker - Jay Babin

Maker Revolution & Tools

Design Analysis / Writing Assignment

11:00am

Tour of Physical Computing Lab & Makerspace / The Importance of Making

11:30am

Electrical Concepts & Breadboarding

Discussion on Affordances of Physical Computing

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Design Exercise - Introduction to Design and Interaction

Breadboarding Exercise

Group Project, Makey Makey

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Week 2 (July 11-14) - Continuation of Skill Building

Time

Monday - LeAnne

Tuesday - Jay

Wednesday - Jay

Thursday - both

9:30am

Group Warm-up

Design Exercise

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

10:00am

10:30am

Vamonde/Coallition Impact

The Maker Revolution (makerspaces, maker faires, creative spaces like Exploratorium and Catalyze Chicago, DIY at home, MAKE Magazine)

Revisit E-concepts

Introduction to desktop manufacturing

11:00am

Soldering

11:30am

Introduction to microcontrollers (what they are, their history, why they are important, what we’ll be doing with them)

Design Exercise (related to 3D printing, etc)

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Design Exercise

Group Project, “Hello World” on Arduino (some basics of programming, how to connect things to a breadboard, how a button works, how an LED works, how to get a button to turn an LED on)

Catalyze

Continue Design Exercise (related to 3D printing, etc)

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Week 3 (July 18-21) - Physical Prototype no. 1

Time

Monday - Jay

Tuesday - both

Wednesday - both

Thursday - LeAnne

9:30am

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

10:00am

10:30am

Free Geek Chicago

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Group Project #1 Introduction / Teams

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day
1st site sensing starts

Themes:

Week 4 (July 25-28) - Physical Prototype no. 2

Time

Monday - LeAnne

Tuesday - both

Wednesday - LeAnne

Thursday - Jay

9:30am

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

10:00am

10:30am

Group Project #2 Introduction / Teams

Art Institue, arrive at 10:15

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

1:30 - 1871 tour

2:00 - Windy City Labs

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Themes:

Week 5 (August 1-August 4) - Final Project Introduction & Work

Time

Monday - Jay

Tuesday - LeAnne

Wednesday - both

Thursday - both

9:30am

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Possible Launch Date (need alternative plan)

Possible Launch Date (need alternative plan)

10:00am

10:30am

Final Project Intro

Professional Visit / Design Consultation

11:00am

Teams / Begin work on final project

11:30am

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Museum of Science and Industry

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Themes:

Aug 6 - Southside Mini Maker Faire - https://chicagosouthsidemakerfaire.wordpress.com/

Week 6 (August 8-11) - Final Project Continuation & Grad Prep

Time

Monday - both

Tuesday - both

Wednesday - both

Thursday - both

9:30am

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

Group Warm-up

10:00am

10:30am

Harold Washington Library

Preparation for Graduation

Preparation for Graduation (Resume and Portfolio Work)

Preparation for Graduation

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

12:30pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Preparation for Graduation

Preparation for Graduation

Preparation for Graduation (Resume and Portfolio Work)

Preparation for Graduation

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Themes:

Graduation Showcase - Friday, August 12th

Projects:

Field Trips:

ChiDM

Speakers: