Entries by Tracy

Friday Maker Fun! Arduino Robotics Inspiration

The wheels are starting to turn with our innovative Kootenay/Boundary youngsters as this year’s Selkirk College GLOWS RoboGames draws nearer.  mBot robotics kits will be available for pick up by March 12 (do NOT forget about Spring Break kicking off March 16th!) and you can check out dates and times for your community HERE. Here’s what you’ll […]

Nurture Local Youth Innovation: RoboGames Mentorship Training! March 10, 2018

RoboGames Mentorship:  In preparation for the 2018 RoboGames, Selkirk College is providing training to local adults to support and nurture innovation in regional youth eager to participate in this growing young maker phenomenon! In 2010, KAST (Kootenay Association for Science & Technology) and the Nelson Tech Club (NTC), led by NTC founder and Director of MIDAS, […]

MIDAS Training in Grand Forks!

We are SO pleased to be taking our training on the road!  First stop:  Grand Forks! If you’re a maker, innovator, inventor, artist, or hobbyist in the Grand Forks area and want to spend the day learning something new or have a project in mind that requires the specialized equipment provided here at MIDAS, we […]

Upcoming MIDAS Courses: March, 2018

If you’re looking to take your fabrication to the next level, want to learn something new or have a project in mind that requires the specialized equipment provided here at MIDAS, March is chock full of opportunity! Here’s what’s upcoming for MIDAS courses and training… we’re sure there’s a course to fit exactly what you’re […]

MIDAS Course: Ultimaker 2 3D Printer

The Ultimaker 2 3D printer is easy and reliable, designed for the best experience in 3D printing.   Engineered to perform, this 3D digital printing workhorse is reliable, efficient, and user-friendly and particularly useful for artists, engineers, makers and innovators looking for fast, high quality prints in just about any size or material. Featuring a […]

#madeatMIDAS: Gordon Cleland

The team at MIDAS is so proud of the variety of #madeatMIDAS ideas that are brought to reality everyday here at the Fab Lab! In the past, the process of prototyping an invention or innovation could be cost and time prohibitive, not to mention the challenges of simply finding a manufacturer, often oversees, that might […]

Raspberry Pi: Super Power in a Tiny Package!

Credit card-sized, and low-cost, this powerful little device is a computer designed initially for education, to improve programming skills and hardware understanding for young people, pre-university.  Due to its size, affordability and versatility, the Raspberry Pi quickly inspired the interest of hobbyists, makers, inventors, and electronics geeks enthusiasts for projects requiring a little more oomph […]

Follow the MIDAS Fab Lab on Instagram! #madeatMIDAS #makersgonnamake

We are looking to get the word out further about all the possibilities available at the MIDAS Fab Lab. With so much going on at MIDAS, great courses and programs, it was time to jump into the popular visual social sharing app to give followers another way to find us and keep up to date […]