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Mar 2019

Dissasembly Workshop

16 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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Workshop I Carefull disassembly of suitable E-Waste – Tools supplied Learn about  Good design, Design for obsolescence, Recycling and recyclable materials and processes Workshop II Basic electronic hardware hacking Creative session building props, characters etc. with E-waste parts E-waste stop motion workshop using characters

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Maker School Open Day

18 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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Free

Welcome to Maker School, where we make science and technology interactive, educational and most of all FUN! Explore our exciting range of STEAM Workshops where we combine elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths to engage and stimulate young minds. With access to a vast network of expertise and an extensive range of tools, we combine old skool play with cutting edge technology. Hosted at Maker Station it is fitting to focus on making, or in some cases, deconstructing…

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FUNdamental Science

25 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

Our most popular workshop is exactly that… a lot of FUN! We explore matter and materials by combining a range of components with amazing results. Make and take home a tub of instant snow Make your own monster or fairy slime Make your own multi coloured bouncy ball Create swirling artworks in a bowl of milk See our pop rockets soar 2 storeys high Liquid nitrogen demonstrations

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Forces BIG and small

25 Mar @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

This one is for the more adventurous and involve some explosive stuff! Ranging from magnetism and gravity to pressure… we create some movement Make your own magnet set to take home Configure our marble run for speed or stunts Erupting volcanos and foam fountains Liquid Nitrogen demonstrations and explosion xplosion

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Slime Workshop

26 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

Need I say more…? It’s Slime Time! Learn how to Cross link polymer chains in PVA and then it’s up to you. Stretchy or flubbery Add some colour Make it sparkle with glitter Fluff it up Freeze it with liquid Nitrogen

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Engineering challenge

26 Mar @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

If you want to go higher, further or stronger then take up our challenge! Use our Stick Kit to design and build structures to investigate stress, strain, load and force. Design, build and take home your own tower Build and test a bridge See how high a tower can reach

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E-Waste Disassembly

27 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

What is inside the box? We will tool you up to open it up! Learn about design, recycling and basic electronics Carefully take apart suitable E-waste Salvage and wire up components to discover basic electronic hacking Get creative with a glue gun and make a robot Sort materials into recyclable groups

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Technology Innovation

27 Mar @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

Fascinated by gears, pulleys and levers…? Let’s put them in action! Use our Stick Kit to investigate how we can multiply force through technology Design, build and take home your own catapult See gears in motion to speed up or slow down rotation Use levers and pulleys to test the weight you can lift or move

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Slime Workshop

28 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

Need I say more…? It’s Slime Time! Learn how to Cross link polymer chains in PVA and then it’s up to you. Stretchy or flubbery Add some colour Make it sparkle with glitter Fluff it up Freeze it with liquid Nitrogen

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Forces BIG and small

28 Mar @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

This one is for the more adventurous and involve some explosive stuff! Ranging from magnetism and gravity to pressure… we create some movement Make your own magnet set to take home Configure our marble run for speed or stunts Erupting volcanos and foam fountains Liquid Nitrogen demonstrations and explosion

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FUNdamental Science

29 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

Our most popular workshop is exactly that… a lot of FUN! We explore matter and materials by combining a range of components with amazing results. Make and take home a tub of instant snow Make your own monster or fairy slime Make your own multi coloured bouncy ball Create swirling artworks in a bowl of milk See our pop rockets soar 2 storeys high

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Edible Science

29 Mar @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

We usually discourage you to eat our experiments, but not this time! We want to tingle your taste buds from sweet to sour, from hot to cold. Experience a chemical reaction in your mouth with our home made sherbet Make instant ice cream or frozen yoghurt with liquid nitrogen Liquid nitrogen demonstrations

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E-Waste Disassembly

30 Mar @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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R150

What is inside the box? We will tool you up to open it up! Learn about design, recycling and basic electronics Carefully take apart suitable E-waste Salvage and wire up components to discover basic electronic hacking Get creative with a glue gun and make a robot Sort materials into recyclable groups

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Jul 2019

Maker Station HQ Tour

11 Jul @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every Thursday 6pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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Free

Come on a casual work through the Maker Station to see what we have in terms of Space and Tools.

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Repair Café

27 Jul @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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This is our monthly Cape Town Repair Café. See here for details:   Check out Repair Cafè http://meetu.ps/c/3d5C7/jkX7n/a on Meetup  

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Cape Town Hardware Collective Meet-Up

30 Jul @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Cape Town Hardware Collective Meet-Up
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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Cape Town Hardware Collective Meet-Up. (CTHC) A gathering of individuals, interested in the intersection of electronics and business. About CTHC We started meeting up in 2016 to limit the impact of a common problem that engineers face - talking shop at social engagements. Our initial goal is to be a forum for those interested in discussing electronics as it pertains to startups and small businesses, especially regarding the potential for these to scale rapidly. Join us CTHC meets at the…

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Aug 2019

Cape Town Augmented Reality Meetup

3 Aug @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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3D CAD Data (Blender) + Unity + Vuforia:     et’s chat around the role 3D data plays; generating it; animating it and what role a tool like Unity (or any other) plays when creating AR/VR/MR experiences

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Adulting: Basic electrical repairs- build and wire a desk lamp

15 Aug @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
MakerStation HQ, 9 Plein Street
Woodstock, Western Cape 7915 South Africa
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Adulting: Basic electrical repairs- build and wire a desk lamp Join us for a short workshop. We'll teach you how to: Wire a plug Wire a light switch Wire a lamp fitting Build a small desklamp All equipment and materials will be supplied, if you want to drink something and share a snack please feel free to bring something along. Sign up here as a prospective member for free to purchase this ticket if you are not a member of…

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