Maker Fair Highlights Creative Pursuits
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Decker Baum of Sturgis seems delighted to be covered in Oobleck despite its dangerous properties outlined in the 1949 Dr. Seuss story, "Bartholomew and the Oobleck."
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Decker Baum presses his elbow against the Oobleck, which feels solid under pressure but liquid when it's picked up.
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This hologram is created when four images are projected into a plastic prism.
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These bananas act as piano keys if the "player" is holding the metal thingy on the end of the gray wire... Stop me if I get too technical.
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Emma Rivers and Stephen Tafoya worked together to put the Maker Fair together. Rivers works with the Rapid City Arts Council, and Tafoya is with the Rapid City Public Library.
This weekend in Rapid City, a one-block stretch of Seventh Street was closed to traffic and open to the CHAOS Maker Fair. Simply stated, the event featured things people make, whether high-tech, like holograms and musical bananas, or low-tech, like wooden block bridges. Vendors offered food and goods for sale, musicians took to a small stage under a huge tent, and tables displayed technology in a fun way.