Create beautiful string art that you get to take home. This is a great workshop for those with little to no experience using hand tools. You’ll learn shop safety practices and practice using common tools such as hammers and needle nose pliers. 1 to 2 hours
Celebrate Black History Month with LITS and the Fimbel Lab during our Afrofuturistic Keychain workshop. You will learn how to create files in Adobe Illustrator and then send your custom files to the laser cutter! 1 to 2 hours
Session 1: Learn the basics of 3D design using OnShape CAD software by modeling a classic chocolate bar, then print out your models with our 3D printers. Models created during this session can be used to create custom molds for Session 2.
Session 2: Learn the physics and food chemistry behind tempering chocolate, then customize your chocolate with personalized shapes & molds. You can arrange your own design using 3D printed and laser cut shapes and letters right on the spot, or use your 3D model from Session 1. 1 to 2 hours each session
Learn the fundamental skills needed to start woodworking. We’ll go over different techniques and how to safely use beginner woodworking tools. By the end of the workshop you will be able to walk away with a wooden toy you have created. 2 to 3 hours
Get started with Arduino based projects! This introductory workshop is open to those with or without a programming background. Arduino is a cheap, open source microcontroller designed for DIY projects ranging from blinking LEDs on clothing to robotics. Arduino is a great way to demystify technology and learn the basics of programming and building circuits through hands-on activities. 1 to 2 hours