Friday, May 2, Maker Faire will host its first-ever â€œEducation Day,â€ a special day of programming allowing students and teachers to meet and interact with some of this yearâ€™s Makers. Celebrating things people create themselvesâ€” from electronic gizmos to renewable energy and homemade food and clothes, Maker Faire, put on by Make Magazine (www.makezine.com) and Craft Magazine (www.craftzine.com), is the worldâ€™s premier event for DIY (Do It Yourself) creativity.
Education Day participation is FREE to registered and approved school groups of ten or more. The program is designed for students in sixth grade and above. Registration forms can be found here.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
— Middle School: 10am â€“ Noon, (arrive by 9:45am)
— High School/College: 1pm â€“ 4pm, (arrive by 12:45pm)
— Open House preview for Bay Area teachers: 4pm â€“ 6pm