Category Archives: Science

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Program Now Online

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 promises to be our biggest and best event yet, and a sign of things to come, as our Maker community continues to grow and connect.   Check out our 2015 event program and start planning how … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers: Harmon STEM School

We’ve got some great Young Makers joining us, from makerspaces and schools from Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties.  One of the area’s newest homes for Young Makers is Tampa’s Harmon STEM School, which is hosting a STEMathon at their booth. … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: USF International Solar Energy Society

Recent efforts by Floridians for Solar Choice caught our attention, and we reached out to see if we could get a solar energy display at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  They connected us with Dillion Stafford, a student at the University … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: Fighting Robots, 3D Printing, Handcrafts, Inventions, Gaming & More!

In just one week, on April 18th  at 9am at the  Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center, Gulf Coast MakerCon will open its doors for our 4th Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit! We’ll have more than 75 exhibitors representing a wide diversity … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Dan Flisek, Mr. Home Scientist

Dan Flisek – “The Home Scientist” – was one of our guest favorites last year, with his informative and fiery chemistry demos.  He joins us again this year, and he’s sure to inspire some new reactions (get it, reactions?) at … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re delighted to have Electrathon of Tampa Bay joining us again this year, this time with a full race event starting at 2pm.  Fredi Beck, with Hillsborough County Schools, who is the Public Relations Director and Treasurer for Electrathon of Tampa … Continue reading

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