Signed up to participate in the Saturday, August 27 Dover Mini Maker Faire:
8 Food Vendors (yum!)
Makers coming from:
28 New Hampshire towns (13 from Dover!)
6 Maine towns
2 Massachusetts towns
1 New York town
12 Business Sponsors
3 Media Sponsor
Let’s meet more of the 2016 Makers!
Entertainment Technology Explorations with the Girl Scouts
There’s an old saying that all work and no play makes life pretty dull. But if you learn the ins and out of entertainment technology, you can end up with work that’s all about play! Come join the Girl Scouts and explore the science behind animation, amusement park rides and sound effects with a selection of activities from the Junior Girl Scout Entertainment Technology Badge.
Madeleine Nossiff’s work crosses many disciplines from painting to writing, ceramics to printmaking and from music to sculpture. She has created a larger than life metal sculpture of a rocket ship which has a colorful fabric lining. Faire goers will be welcomed inside the rocket to immerse themselves in playful imagination.
VELCRO® Brand Kids Lounge
The VELCRO® Brand Kids Lounge is where kids and adults alike can get inventive with arts and crafts, investigate under microscopes, create imaginative stories and color, and learn and play with a broad range of VELCRO® Brand hook and loop products. Stop by, relax, invent, create and play with one of this year’s Dover Mini Maker Faire sponsors!
Tap House Media
Tap House Media is a boutique marketing and advertising agency in Dover, NH, focused on delivering powerful visual solutions through a variety of media outlets. Tap House TV is a closed loop digital display advertising channel right here in the Greater Dover region, created specifically for advertising and supporting local businesses.
New Hampshire Destination Imagination
New Hampshire’s Incredible Creativity Connection, or NHICC, is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering teamwork, creative problem solving, and innovation in New Hampshire. Each year teams of up to seven students work together to solve a challenge and present their solution in the form of a skit at one of their regional tournaments. Through the Destination Imagination Challenge Program, students improve in creative and critical thinking, explore their curiosity, build on their unique strengths, learn how to design and manage a project, and gain the skills needed for the 21st century workforce.
Great Bay Trout Unlimited
Stop by GBTU’s table and they’ll help you learn how to tie flies and cast a fly rod! Great Bay Trout Unlimited is a non-profit group that works to conserve, protect and restore southeastern New Hampshire’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.
3D Hubs is world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services. With service providers connected in over 160 countries 3D Hubs makes it easy for product designers and engineers to find the right 3D print solution for prototyping and small production runs. By providing local access to cutting-edge 3D printing technologies 3D Hubs is accelerating a future of distributed on-demand manufacturing. Founded in 2013, 3D Hubs is headquartered in Amsterdam.
Making & K-12 STEM
There is broad support for updating K-12 Science and Math education to effectively incorporate Engineering and Technology (STEM). Despite this, many questions persist: what exactly is STEM? How is it different from the status quo? How can STEM be integrated in K-12 education? These are some of the questions that David Benedetto from the NH Department of Education will explore at the Faire. Stop by and consider the connections between the Maker movement and the STEM education movement.