PBS Newshour on Maker Faire

Posted on July 1, 2011  Comments (5)

The maker movement is excellent. As the program suggests it also serves to show many people enjoy engineering and making things work. Kids love to learn to accomplish things. Memorizing boring science details is not as interesting or a very useful way to create the kinds of innovative scientists and engineers that can aid our economy.

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5 Responses to “PBS Newshour on Maker Faire”

  1. Mia
    July 4th, 2011 @ 4:22 am

    I would have loved to take part in such a program as a kid. It’s a really nice feeling when you succeed to make something with your hands.

  2. Jonh
    July 4th, 2011 @ 12:52 pm

    Curis really, apart from what these guys are creative, there is a very important thing is to keep young people busy at home that will benefit them, certain to become great engineers …

  3. Martha
    July 6th, 2011 @ 11:33 am

    I’m impressed by such people who have serious guidlines from their childhood. It’s really splendid how young generations find time for huge projects, devoting not a second to stupid games and issues for babies. The video is unforgettable!

  4. Cris Ronk
    July 11th, 2011 @ 10:03 am

    I buy science kits for activities to do at home. We all have a lot of fun doing the different experiments that involve making things like slime, marshmallows and poop (yes, poop). I don’t understand why they hate science class at school.

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