Technocopia

Technocopia is maker space located in Worcester, MA.  We provide our members with workspace and access to a bunch of tools to work on whatever they can dream up!

Ages 6-11

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Full Week, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, Cost: $225.
April 16th-20th, 2018

Cost of $225 includes all the activities listed below with all materials included. Structured free time with staff is incorporated to enjoy playing games, walk to view city murals and meet local artists. To complete enrollment, parents/guardians must fill out this registration form which collects important information regarding you and your child.

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Paper Circuits

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Schedule:
Monday, 9am-12pm
Ages: 6-15
Fee: $29

Create circuits and playful cards using copper tape, LEDs and colorful craft paper! Students will learn basic circuits, LED polarity, and how to create switches. This is an introduction to electronics with a lot of creative license!

Linoleum Print Making

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Schedule
: Monday, 1-4pm
Ages: 6-15
Fee: $35

Printmaking is the process of making art work by transferring ink from a stamp or plate onto a sheet of paper. In this class students will pencil draw, cut linoleum and paint and print images inspired by the natural world.

learn to solder

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Schedule
: Tuesday, 1-4pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: Lauren Monroe
Fee: $35

Using LEDS, solder, batteries and wire student will learn how to create working circuits. 

advanced soldering

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Schedule
: Thursday, 1-4pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: Lauren Monroe
Fee: $39

As an extension to, Learn To Solder, or on its own, this workshop will extend a students capabilities in soldering, electronics and circuit board knowledge. Students will learn applications of infrared technology and build their own Adafruit TV-B-Gone remote control.

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sewable electronics: plusH creatures

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Schedule:
Wednesday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: Technocopia staff
Fee: $32

Learn how to light up soft forms and fabric with sewable electronics. Many templates with varied lighting opportunities available!

Chemistry lab: Fizz & Foam!

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Schedule:
Wednesday, 1:00-4:00pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: Lauren Monroe
Fee: $35

Join Technocopia for this fun afternoon where students examine commercial soap brands and are then tasked with designing their own! Students will learn an age old process that uses a strong base and fats and oils in a process called saponification! This 3 hour laboratory will include additional chemistry lab experiments that fizz, change color and spark!

*Soaps made in this laboratory are food grade quality and available for use on the skin at home! Ingredients include: coconut oil, essential oils, and sodium hydroxide (ph balancer). Due to an important curing process, soaps won't be available until 24-36 hours after the workshop. 

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Chemistry lab: Sparks!

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Schedule:
Thursday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: Lauren Monroe
Fee: $35

Join us for a fun morning in which students will safely explore chemical reactions which cause sparks and photoluminessence! For an example of students working with this in the past, please visit Chem Spark!

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Technocopia 
44 Portland Street 6th Floor
Worcester MA, 01608
Ph. (774) 420-2244