• MARINOVATORS 2017 Student Science Art and Technology showcase!

    Sponsored by Marin County Office of Education & College of Marin At the intersection of Science Art and Technology. MARINOVATORS highlights the work of our Marin County student scientists, artists, engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Join us on April 22, 2017 at the College of Marin to get a glimpse of the future and meet the students and teachers from some of Marin County’s most innovative school programs. Come to the Virtual Reality Theater for VR experiences from Microsoft, Facebook/Oculus, HTC Vive, Autodesk, Lifeliqe, and zSpace. Projects themes for 2017 include Alternative Energy, Smart Cities, Environmental Science, Mobile Apps, Robotics, Drones, Virtual Reality, Immersive Learning, Coding for Good, Media and Music MAKERS, The INTERNET of Things, VR Art, Digital Health, Hack Your Biology, and Digital Fashion. Who is going to be there? Davidson Middle School Makers White Hill Inventors Lab and Engineering Design Del Mar Middle School Design Lab and Robotics COM Academy - Sir Francis Drake High School Digital Arts Hack4Health student hackathon participants San Rafael High School Physics Academy Community Media Center of Marin Marin School of the Arts High Tech dance created by dancers and product design students. Music by Marin School of the Arts rock band Funkschway. Virtual Reality Theater - Immersive experiences Google Expeditions, HTC Vive, Oculus, Microsoft Hololens, Lifeliqe Dynamoids, Steel Wool, zSpace and others. Autodesk Virtual Reality Museum - Autodesk Emerging Technologies Minecraft Education by Microsoft Buck Institute for Education Mark Day School Open Lab Maker Space MVcode - Student Project Showcase Tamiscal High School TEAM program Marinovation Learning Center Media Center and Maker Space- Novato USD College of Marin Fine Arts and Architecture Branson - The Amazing Bot Maze and Autonomous Robots The Marin School - Fab Lab Project Showcase Marin County Free Library and San Rafael Public Library Buck Institute for Aging San Marin High School Biotech Girls Who Code North Bay Science Discovery Day Kidsat - Student project to launch Cubesat mini satellite Reaching Out With Robotics - Tamalpais High School Student STEM Robotics Mentors for Martin Luther King and Mill Valley Middle Schools. Family Code Night - MVgate Cascade Canyon School - Automation and Creativity Projects Technology Resource Center - Resource for Students with Special Needs TAM Makers Lycée Français Maker Artists - Timemachine Marin Clean Energy Rafia Kids Kidscontent.org Play-Well TEKnologies College of Marin students electric car San Marin Robotics Club ELIX - Incubator for high school social entrepreneurs Coding Corps Marin powered by #YesWeCode RSVP (http://bit.ly/2nXyaIf) at Eventbrite!

  • Virtual Reality in Education

    Marin County Office of Education

    Immersive Learning eXperiences Marin County Office of Education Wednesday November 16, 2016 4.00 – 5.30 PM If you are an educator hearing about some of the hype lately surrounding virtual reality (VR), you may be asking “what is VR and how could I use VR in my classroom”. The Marin County Office of Education, The MakerSpace at the Novato Community Education Center and the Marin County Free Library invite you to Immersive Learning eXperiences on November 16 where attendees can hear from educators describing how they use VR to increase student engagement and excite students about learning. You will have an opportunity to experience VR and its remarkable ability to create a sense of presence, interactivity, wonder, and empathy. VR experiences in science, art, history, media, engineering, music, and special education will be available to try. Presenters include: · Lizz Klammer Teacher Alta Vista School - San Francisco Ca · John Macleod – CEC Maker Space and Drake High School, San Anselmo Ca · Dan Phillips – Marin COE, Technology Resource Center – San Rafael Ca · CyArk http://www.cyark.org Oakland Ca · Dynamoid http://www.dynamoid.com Oakland Ca – Seattle Wa · Lifeliqe www.lifeliqe.com (http://www.dynamoid.com) San Francisco, Ca

  • MARINOVATORS 2016 at College of Marin April 30

    College of Marin

    MARINOVATORS showcases the innovation and creativity of Marin County student scientists, engineers, designers and MAKERS. These projects demonstrate our student's ability to apply their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Digital Design and Math in the real world. More than 75 Marin County Elementary, Middle, High School and College of Marin Students and Teachers will showcase projects in Solar Power, Space Exploration, Smart Cities, Environmental Science, Mobile Apps, Virtual Reality, Coding, Media MAKERS, The INTERNET of Things, Digital Health and Fitness, Hack Your Biology, Robotics, Drones, Digital Fashion, Future of Work and The New Industrial Revolution. Keynote - Ron Rosano: "Space Flight For The Rest Of Us - Innovations in Space Flight". Meet with Marin's own Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut, and see what Virgin Galactic has in process for upcoming commercial flights into space! Margaret Viola, Program Manager for The Spaceship Company (Virgin Galactic's partner company that built the VG's SpaceShipTwo). RSVP at Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/marinovators-2016-tickets-21239752672). San Francisco Tech Shop North Bay Science Discovery Day Space Station Museum Virtual Reality Theater Oculus, Gear VR Hewlett Packard Sprout MAKER Space. CMCM Marin Student Media Corps Buck Institute for Aging - Dr Julie Mangada Autodesk Digital Manufacturing Group - Shalom Ormsby Pixar Studios - Tony de Rose California Film Institute Marin County Free Library The Switch Electric Vehicle STEM Lab VR Oxygen Code for Marin MV Code Club San Rafael Public Library Marin County Schools Career Pathways Novato Community Education Center Maker Space Kentfield Middle School Marin Primary and Middle School Tamalpais High School San Marin High School San Domenico Marin’s Community School Bacich Elementary The Marin School San Rafael High School Novato High School Mill Valley Middle School Del Mar Middle School Marin School of the Arts College of Marin Redwood High School Mark Day School Sir Francis Drake High School Athena iTech Golden Gate Learning Bahia Vista Elementary Brookside Elementary Coleman Elementary Davidson Middle School Dixie Elementary Glenwood Elementary Laurel Dell Elementary Mary E. Silveira Sun Valley Elementary Vallecito Elementary Venetia Valley K-8 Wade Thomas Davidson Middle School iTeams Schools STEM & Paper Airplane Guy