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2016 School Maker Faire:

The Second edition of MindAfrica’s School Maker Faire was held in Port Harcourt on the 5th of November, 2016 and hosted 19 Maker clubs from primary, junior secondary and senior secondary schools in Rivers State. A total of 381 persons were in attendance at the event comprising 271 student makers, adult mentors, school heads and guests.

As is characteristic of the MindAfrica School Maker Faire, there was an exhibition of innovative projects developed by maker clubs as solutions to important problems in their communities. The students also participated in DIY hands-on workshops in various STEAM fields including 3D design and printing, robotics, creative reuse, textile hack, and a lot more. Prizes were awarded to school clubs with distinctive and outstanding projects judged to be the most innovative in their categories and the winners were:

1st Place winner, Junior Category : State Primary School, Elekahia

1st Place winner, Intermediate Category : Community Secondary School, Rumuomasi

1st Place winner, Senior Category : Community Secondary School, Igwuruta

View Photobook of the Event

 

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