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Ben Harris

Ben Harris

Ben Harris is the creator of Reinventing Science Kits, Maker Made STEM Kits for schools and hobbyists. Through Harris Educational Ben has started the Alamance Makers Guild a maker community in Burlington North Carolina and with their help he produces the Burlington Mini Maker Faire in its fourth year in 2015. Follow Ben at the link below for daily STEM and Maker articles, videos, and links.

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Members of Vocademy Making Cool Stuff!

Check out California’s newest Maker Faire, the Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire held at the Vocademy Maker Space in Riverside California on Saturday October 4th from 10:00am to 6:00pm. If you have a cool project you’d like to show off to the world then check out their Call for Makers... Read more »

Paper Poseables Pop Locks (Created and Made in North Carolina)

On Saturday August 16th nearly two thousand people (mostly families with young children) came to the Museum of Life and Science in Durham North Carolina to attend the annual “Engineers Day” event. Every year the museum hosts a day of hands-on activities and workshops that promote the profession of engineering.... Read more »

Founders of "The Forge" at its Grand Opening in Greensboro NC

On July 22nd the city of Greensboro North Carolina was host for the grand opening of “The Forge” NC’s newest maker space. It sits at the end of a street that in the past had suffered from decades of neglect and urban decay, now home to a micro brewery, upscale... Read more »

Lowell Carrolls Rat Rod

On Sunday July 13th Kingsport Tennessee a town in the heart of Appalachia was host to the 3rd Annual Kingsport Mini Maker Faire. The Faire was billed as an event where “tech meets hillbilly ingenuity” and made good on its promise with lots of local cultural influence on top of... Read more »

Suzanne Gwynn outside the White House during the White House Maker Faire

One of the best things that has come out of my recent trip to Washington DC to attend the Maker Summit and the White House Maker Faire has been meeting Suzanne Gwynn. I’m writing this to tell you a little about her and her project and to challenge each of... Read more »

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My Dad was Paul Alford Harris. He passed away in 1991 when I was 19 years old but he left a very lasting impression upon me. He worked in a radio shop as a kid, and later joined the army in World War II to be in the signal corps.... Read more »

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