Category: Weekly Scrapyard Challenge Workshops

Final Projects Nearing Completion

Here’s some more images of work done on final projects! One session left!

Building Final Projects!

Here are some images and video from the final project building process. Materials ranged from discarded electronics and the other waste we’ve collected as well as cardboard boxes and other structural elements: Building Bird Hit Counters!

Circuitboard Skating!

Three workshoppers wanted to create a smooth surface on the circuit boards they were repurposing for their final project and so we did some circuit board ice skating by strapping the boards to their shoes and having them skate around the Zoo! Gives new meaning to the “Electric Slide”! Video below:

Scrapyard Challenge Part 4

Some more images and video from the workshop!

Day 3 – Scrapyard Challenge Part 2

This is the second round of the Scrapyard Challenge workshop we ran at the Central Park Zoo on March 11, 2014

Day 2 – Scrapyard Challenge Part 1

Here’s a video of the hacking we did on the second day of the program! Scrapyard Challenge – creating instruments from junk! Photos of the workshop

Day 1! Drawbots Intro Activity

Today was the first day of our spring workshop at the Central Park Zoo! Today we built Drawbots! Photos below!