IG Members at roc maker faire

  We recently traveled to Rochester Mini Maker Faire  to share some of our work and get folks hooked on the power of making. Mark, Greg, and Elliot set up a RoboSumo workshop where makers remixed weird old toys with DC motors to make something entirely new. Claire and Gabe shared the stream gauge project […]

Summer Fun at The Makerspace

Hi IG Community. Summer is here – yay! – and there are a few things you should know about: 1. Robo Sumo and Open House. We’ll be open all day Saturday 30 May for Ithaca Festival. Mark will be hosting a Robo Sumo event for those who want to build and compete. Plus we’ll just be open […]

GERLS Camp – Encouraging Young Women in STEM

Last week, Ithaca Generator (IG) partnered with Xraise, the outreach program at the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, to host a week-long GERLS Camp for middle school girls. GERLS is an acronym developed by the program’s leaders Lora Hine, director of outreach at Xraise, and Claire Fox, education coordinator at IG. The acronym […]

A Game Promoting Full-Group Participation

 image: Paul and Vic passing a virtual ball, a light, using IR transmitters and receivers A handful of us at IG are developing a game for Ithaca Festival.  The project started with the question “What makes us feel like we matter?” One of the answers we agreed on was “listening and being heard.” So we […]