Episode 3-8: Whatcha Making?

Ever wonder what a maker faire is?  I go to the Rochester Mini Maker Faire and show what everyone in making, or DIY projects.  We talk to the builders from the Rochester Lego Users Group (LUG) with a model airport made from LEGO.  Then we talk to the members in charge of the Physics Bus where they show physics exhibits.  Dig into robotics with First Robotics Team 1511: Penfield HS Rolling Thunder.  Lastly we take apart old electronics and find out how they tick with Take It Apart.

Promo: We Be Geeks

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Episode 1-7: Taking it to Roc-Con

In episode 7, I go to the Rochester Sci-fi and Anime Convention a.k.a. Roc-Con.  This is a Sci-fi/Anime Convention in Rochester, NY, and I interview the groups at the con.  First interview is with the Center for Paranormal Investigation Association(CPIA), a local ghost hunting group that is part of the TAPS family.  They talk about ghost hunting and the equipment they use.  Second is the 501st Legion’s Garrison Excelsior of the Empire in the Star Wars universe. The talk about making costumes, and the charity and public service they do.

Thirdly is the Cosplayers Movie, a romantic comedy about cosplayers and their trials and tribulations. Also find out a little move about cosplaying.  Fourth group interviewed is Rochester, NY Ghostbusters, a Ghostbusters fan group where the will talk about the props they make based on the movies and cartoons and their public appearances.  Lastly it’s the Lego Robotics Camps that teach kids about robotics to navigate around challenges that they have to program to overcome.