2014 Cedar Rapids Maker Faire

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Ideas

Electric Show

  • Tesla Coil
    • Ben Ziegler
    • May not be working in time
  • Jacob's Ladder
    • Ben Ziegler
    • Should be operational
  • Van De Graaff
    • Ben Ziegler
    • Needs ground wire attached, Ben will be working on that today
  • Van De Graaff #2
    • Karl Kester
    • May be working in time, will find out Friday evening

FIRE

  • Ruben's Tube
    • Two stands created, one desk one free standing since we don't know what the situation will be
    • Need to rig up gas feed for tube
    • Choose and fab speaker holder.

COLD

  • LN2
    • Cooper's got this.
    • LN2 pickup scheduled for 4/18/2014
    • Planned demos:
      • Banana Hammer
      • Mini marshmallows
      • Racket ball vs ping pong ball vs bouncy ball
      • Shrinking balloon
      • Pringles pop

Mechanical

  • Ani - The Android Chassis
    • Eric Ingamells

Flight

  • Arducopter
    • Jacob will arrange
    • automated flight?
  • Scorpion
    • Mark will need the TV to attach the goggles too so that they do something
    • Will not fly fpv around crowd for safety
  • Quad Copter
    • Jacob will fly his, it'll be cool
  • Lady Birds!
    • Anyone that knows how to fly them, fly them
    • Don't crash into people
      • Or the fire
        • Or the other copters

Lenz's Law

  • Eric built the display
    • Make sure we bring the magnet off the door frame!

Travel

  • Co-Labulance
    • Jacob Burkamper
    • Can probably only seat 1 more
    • Needs fluids checked, gas, carwash, lighting check & cleaned out.
  • Keith's truck
    • Keith Claussen
    • Can seat 4 more
    • Lots of storage
  • Mark's SUV
    • Can fit 3 more
    • Some storage

Participants

  • Cody Wilson
  • Mark Kruse
  • Dana Norris
  • Eric Ingamells - driving self, taking Ani & going up Friday night.
  • Ben Ziegler
  • Terry Blevins
  • Alex Chen
  • Jacob Burkamper - Driver, Co-Labulance
  • Neal Meeker
  • Heidi McGory Moffit
  • Ray Benge
  • Nick Benge
  • Keith Claussen - Driver, taking truck with hard cover on rear for tools & CR gear. Can seat up to 4 additional people comfortably.

Media Coverage

  • Alex Chen - Video
  • Dana Norris - Photography
  • Keith Claussen - Photography

Cameras

  • Cody Wilson
  • Keith Claussen
  • Jacob Burkamper