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    August 27

    • Studio Recording 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Are you interested in podcasting, audio production, or video production? The Hive has two state-of-the-art recording studios! Join this workshop to become familiar with studio equipment and software. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop.

    • Design Squad Maker (Valente)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Valente Branch Library, 826 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA 02141 Welcome to Design Squad Maker, a program that engages children and their caregivers in the engineering design process. Together, you’ll come up with problems that you want to solve, brainstorm solutions, build prototypes, and test them to see how they work. Experience the same steps that engineers use to solve real-world problems! This family workshop is geared toward kids ages 8–11 and their caregivers. Use your imagination to design something new in the maker space during the Design Squad Maker workshop series! In this workshop, you will: -Learn about the design process -Solve real-world problems -Build a prototype using everyday materials Visitors should plan to spend up to 90 minutes working on their projects. As part of the workshop, visitors will also use an app that walks families through the steps of the design process, helps document their projects, and provides activities to do at home. It’s not required but if possible, please bring a device for your child to use, such as a smartphone or tablet. These resources are part of the Design Squad Maker project, a partnership between GBH Boston and NYSCI. These two institutions worked together to create resources that help children and their caregivers work on hands-on design projects in museums, in maker spaces, and at home. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1811457. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

August 2022
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