Primo, a robotics platform for small hands with big ideas

Baltimore-based FutureMakers will lead a day of hands-on exploration and programming skills for for families with children ages 4 - 7 and early childhood educators and using Primo, a robotics platform for small hands with big ideas.


Primo is designed for children with emerging or limited literacy skills, and lays the logical foundation necessary for early programming. Children use three wooden elements - an interface board, a rolling robot and a set of brightly colored instruction blocks that represent the code. Combining the blocks with the board allows the user to control the robot, thus creating very simple algorithms - using only shapes and colors.


Primo can be found in libraries in greater Baltimore, and across the state - thanks to the MSDE Department of Library Development Services. 

LEGO - Rubric Cube Solver

Lego will be demonstrating their Lego Mindstorms kit

The Lego Mindstorms series of kits contain software and hardware to create customizable, programmable robots. They include an intelligent brick computer that controls the system, a set of modular sensors and motors, and Lego parts from the Technic line to create the mechanical systems.

Electrathon America Race Series

The chsracers is a club designed to give students, educators, and parents an opportunity to gain first hand experience and knowledge through the application of STEM skills using a unique and exciting hands on project. The team uses the lens of Automotive Racing and Green Technologies to give students a unique opportunity to fine tune what they learn in the classroom.  As a team we are official participants in the Electrathon America race series and the DC EV Grand Prix.

This is our website:  http://www.chsracers.com/

Assistive Technology Hackathon

Edward Slattery is the sponsor of the Annual Baltimore Assistive Technology Hackathon held each year at the Digital Harbor Foundation in Baltimore, MD

Chesapeake Arts Center - Maker Space

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a non-profit organization located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. The CAC uses the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community's people, its artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations. This fall of 2017, the CAC will open their new MakerSpace offering family workshops, after school programming, and memberships. For more information on the MakerSpace, classes and events, visit us online at www.chesapeakearts.org or check us out at www.facebook.com/ChesapeakeArtsCenter.


Halloween Animatronics Props

Engineered Fear Productions is a haunted attraction production company that consists of actors, designers and artists, who have all been working together for the last ten years in the Halloween industry. The production company was formed in order to open up a haunted attraction in October of 2015 in Baltimore City.

The company’s vision is to provide entertainment-dark, macabre, and horrific, but entertaining above all else. Engineered Fear Productions was founded by Joe Hudson, engineer and entrepreneur from Silver Spring, Maryland.

STEM / STEAM While Sewing

Wash & Wear Electronics - Wearable Circuits

Dawn Kennedy is an Engineer by day and a self-taught seamstress by night who wants to share her God-given talents with the world.  She knows the importance and effects of STEM/STEAM within the community. Dawn wants to teach youths the STEM/STEAM process and introduce them to entrepreneurship the through the art of sewing.


Patton Robotics LLC. 

Robot Education workshops and robot kits

Brian Patton

Baltimore Robotics Center

The mission of the Baltimore Robotics Center (BRC) is to inspire Baltimore’s youth to pursue careers in science, technology and manufacturing by providing opportunities for youth to explore STEM programs like Competitive Robotics, 3D Printing, Coding and Making.  We also work to connect these youth to stable STEM jobs and careers by demonstrating pathways and facilatating internships.

We serve Baltimore City's robotics league competitors by offering a dedicated space to practice, learn and compete.

Bomb Robot

Maryland State Police Fire Marshal Bomb Squad demo.


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National Electronics Museum
1745 West Nursery Road
Linthicum, Maryland, 21090