Bridgeport Grade 6-8 Workshops

Precision CAD Modeling for 3D Printers (Session 2 only)
You will create your own design using Fusion 360 software. You can then print your 3D creation for free at the Makerspace at the Westport Library!
Michael Altis, Chief Maker MakerSpace @ Westport Library

Move It! (Session 2 only)
Come learn a variety of dance moves to be put to music. We will have some movement and drama games as well. Come get a move on and have some fun!
Tanya Ayotte, teacher Roosevelt School, Bridgeport

DJ 101 with DJ Pepe
Explore the concept of Disc Jockeying in this introduction to the DJ environment. You will learn the basic fundamentals to do the job of being a Disc Jockey, from learning about Vinyl (LP) to CD's to Mp3 to Disc Jockey equipment.
DJ Pepe, DJ Pepe Productions Bridgeport, CT

Collagraphy (Printmaking) (Session 1 only)
Learn how to make a collagraph. We'll create raisedtexture printing plates using various recycled materials (string, bubble wrap, plastic netting, etc.). We'll use them to make colorful prints with multiple layers, creating amazing-looking results!
Ann McCarthy, teacher Roosevelt School, Bridgeport, CT

Learn the Art of Henna
Learn to design basic Henna Tattoos using all natural material. You will first start to learn henna design on paper. After that, you will learn to use henna cone on your hand (optional). Henna material is all natural (no chemicals). Join us to create your own temporary natural henna tattoos.
Priyanka Jain, Henna Styles LLC Fairfield, CT

Design a Digital Photo Book
Bring your phone loaded with your favorite photos and explore composing your story through photography. Learn composition and technical skills to improve the quality of your own photos. In this workshop, using the "accordion technique" you will design and construct a book that will hold 12 pages of themed photographs.
Caroline O'Malley, Art Teacher Roosevelt School, Bridgeport, CT

Using Wind to Generate Electricity! (Session 1 only)
Students will learn about wind energy and the Park City Wind Project, and then construct a working windmill that utilizes a small generator to light an LED lightbulb, just like the windmills planned for the Connecticut Shoreline!
Chris Oburchay, Library Media Specialist Roosevelt School, Bridgeport, CT

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