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We are Tool Makers

Final Presentations

The goal of this club was to learn programming.

  • Connecting two applications? Not programming.
  • Don’t need to present to the class.
  • Show me what you’ve learned in your lessons.
  • On Raspberry Pi? I’ll bring a monitor.

I am a Maker

  • Each of you will have a career
  • Some careers are more desirable than others

Ötzi

Have you met this man?

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Who was he?

  • Lived 5300 years ago
  • Died in the Alps
  • Found in 1991

How did he die?

  • Violently for sure.
  • He had been fighting
  • Blow to the head
  • Arrow in his back

What did he have?

He had tools and weapons.

Copper Axe

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Flint Knife

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Tools and Materials

  • Quiver of arrows, not finished
  • Unfinished bow
  • Antler “tool” for sharpening
  • Tinder fungus, flint and pyrite
  • Scraper
  • Drill
  • Bone awl

Tools

He had tools.

He had material.

He had tools to make tools.

Homo Habilis

Have you met this man?

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He Made Tools Too

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We are Tool Makers

Making tools is in our DNA

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Making Things

We make more than simple tools

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Small Things

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Big Things

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Complex Things

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Virtual Things

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I Like Games

Playing is important to children.

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Building is More

Making is more enriching.

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