Stop Motion Animation

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This was a fun and simple after school program. We used the Lego Movie Maker app, a free app. For Pasadena Public Library Teen YouTube page, visit: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfunVmTHPRKWN6EuQgk-6zQ

Draw in 3D — Experimenting with 3D printing pens

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Nearly 50 teens experimented with the 3Doodler 3D printing pens during our “Draw in 3D” workshop.  The pens extrude heated plastic filament that cools almost instantly into a solid, stable structure.  This makes it possible to draw up into the air or assemble several pieces together to create a three-dimensional object. The participants started with drawing something […]

LittleBits — modular electronics

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What are littleBits? littleBits is an open source library of discrete electronic components pre-assembled in tiny circuit boards. All logic and circuitry is pre-engineered in the bits. This pushes up the design process.  Basically, a person who has little knowledge of electronics can now design something using electronics. The purpose of littleBits is to provide […]

5 Great Tools for Editing Your Videos

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You’ve created a video.  Now what?  Polish it before publishing it! Try some of these free online tools.  They’re creative, easy to use, and free! Pixorial Make your home movies into digital films. Allows you to share and edit online. Great for longer videos.  http://www.pixorial.com/ Flixmaster Cloud-based video editor that can stitch together videos that […]