• 2019 LCPS Student Maker Showcase Exhibitor List

    Title School Name
    Model Rocketry Competition John Champe High School
    Model Rocket Academies of Loudoun - AET
    2019 First Robotics Competition Robot for RoboLoCo Academies of Loudoun
    AET Computer Science Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Finches and Java Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Rosenstraße Denkmal (Rosenstraße memorial) Dominion High School
    Mackin Maker Booth  
    Mobile Virtual Reality Workstation Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    Truss Bridge / Fly-by-wire Tuscarora HS
    LoRa Modules Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Geneva Cam (3D Print) Academies of Loudoun - AET
    The Bubblizer Algonkian Elementary
    Integrating Robots into the Curriculum - (BeeBots and Spheros) Discovery Elementary
    Learning the 4th Curriculum Using Tinkercad and 3D Printing Discovery Elementary
    Sneaking in Computer Science Standards Creative Coding (BrainPOP) and Scratch Way Discovery Elementary
    NOVA SySTEMic  
    Loudoun County Public Libraries  
    Library Makerspace Sugarland Elementary
    NoVa Maker Faire  
    KidWind Challenge Middle School Team Emerick Elementary School
    Small Wind Turbines Woodgrove High School
    Solar Panel Project Academies of Loudoun
    Baking Break Out Box Ball's Bluff Elementary
    Biography QR Codes Ball's Bluff Elementary
    It's A Small World Ball's Bluff Elementary
    MaKey MaKey Christmas Light Show Ball’s Bluff Elementary
    Not Your Average Wall Map Ball’s Bluff Elementary
    ACL Tours - SCA Academies of Loudoun
    Academies of Loudoun Admissions Academies of Loudoun
    BeneBar Academies of Loudoun - AET
    SWEN News: A news organization for teens that provides facts as unbiased to inform. Academies of Loudoun - AET
    e-Run Academies of Loudoun - AET
    EcoDisk Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Safe Shuttle Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Amity-Connections Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Toy Box Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Learning Hill Academies of Loudoun - AET
    NiteBites Academies of Loudoun - AET
    First Tech Challenge Robotics (Geared UP!) Academies of Loudoun
    Pizza Oven Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    Flesh Eating Beetles Involved in Technology Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    Blind Spot Detector Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Nursing Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    MATA Welding Projects Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    Math is Art: Polar Modulo String Plots Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Origami Academies of Loudoun - AET
    Lego League Jr. Algonkian Elementary
    What is Coding? Evergreen Mill Elementary
    Moonshot Mindset Hillsboro Charter Academy
    10th grade AOS Super Science Show Demos Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    Make and Take  
    DeFab & AOS Engineering Projects Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    Exoskeleton Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    Weather Station Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    Penguin habitat Goshen Post Elementary
    A Stream Riverside High School
    EDGE Plus Academy at Sully Sully Elementary
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    • Model Rocketry Competition
    • John Champe High School
    • Students from the Model Rocketry Club are participating in the Team America Rocketry Challenge. Students will discuss how they designed and built custom rockets for this national competition.
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    • Model Rocket
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • A presentation of the model rocket with an explanation of how the model rocket was built and how it functions.
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    • 2019 First Robotics Competition Robot for RoboLoCo
    • Academies of Loudoun
    • We will be demonstrating our robot that was made for competing in the 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition "Deep Space"
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    • AET Computer Science
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
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    • Finches and Java
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • I will be using Finch devices to display the effects of a Java program that I have written. These effects include the Finch moving in different directions, sounds, sensory tactics, etc. I will also be exhibiting some of my other Java applications and programs on the side.
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    • RosenstraBe Denkmal (RosenstraBe memorial)
    • Dominion High School
    • The RosenstraBe memorial demonstrates what students learned about the public protest by German women during the Holocaust to free their Jewish husbands and honors their memory at the same time by sharing their story.
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    • Mackin Maker Booth
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    • Mobile Virtual Reality Workstation
    • Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    • Mobile Virtual Reality Workstation
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    • Truss Bridge / Fly-by-wire
    • Tuscarora HS
    • Truss bridge to teach engineering. Fly-by-wire demonstrate modern airplane operation.
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    • LoRa Modules
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • This project addresses the real world uses and benefits of the new LoRa wireless communication protocol.
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    • Geneva Cam(3D Print)
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • A Geneva Cam is a device that consists of multiple moving objects. One object that starts moving, allows another object to move. These objects for example can be a gear, or any other rotary object. For this display, this project will be 3D printed.
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    • The Bubblizer
    • Algonkian Elementary
    • The Bubblizer is an invention that adds pizazz to your drink. It creates bubbles without using co2. Our upgraded cup is perfect for friends who do not like carbonation but want bubbles in their drinks.
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    • Integrating Robots into the Curriculum - (BeeBots and Spheros)
    • Discovery Elementary
    • Learn how to program robotics with a concentration of story retelling. Extend the project even further unplugged style by using the command block cards from BeeBots to review content material and vocabulary.
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    • Learning the 4th Curriculum Using Tinkercad and 3D Printing
    • Discovery Elementary
    • Come explore how fourth grade students are using their engineering skills using Tinkercad to create 3D artifacts and other creative models.
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    • Sneaking in Computer Science Standards Creative Coding (BrainPOP) and Scratch Way
    • Discovery Elementary
    • Explore the use of Creative Coding with the support of SCRATCH in all content areas. Students will be share projects as they learned how to code their way by using complex blocks to create a maze with multi-variables, loops and algorithms.
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    • NOVA SySTEMic
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    • Loudoun County Public Libraries
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    • Library Makerspace
    • Sugarland Elementary
    • Sugarland Elementary has a Makerspace in the library. Students are encouraged to be creative with endeavors that suit their interests. Exploration is valued, and the end-product is less important than the creative, iterative process.
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    • NoVa Maker Faire
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    • KidWind Challenge Middle School Team
    • Emerick Elementary School
    • The KidWind Challenge is a wind energy learning experience for students. This middle-school Makersmiths team project is exploring wind energy through the hands-on, investigative, and exciting KidWind Challenge.
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    • Small Wind Turbines
    • Woodgrove High School
    • Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine with Radial Flux Permanent Magnet Generator: This project was designed, manufactured, assembled, and tested by the team from scratch materials including plastic filament (3D printing), magnet wire, neodymium magnets, bolts/misc hardware, and PVC pipe.
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    • Solar Panel Project
    • Academies of Loudoun
    • The solar panel project is one that was done in engineering class. The goal was to make a solution to a problem seen commonly. The solution has to include an energy efficient way of getting power- which is through the use of solar panels
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    • Baking Break Out Box
    • Ball's Bluff Elementary
    • Students worked together on an enrichment activity to build their own Breakout EDU box based on personal interests, along with math and reading links.
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    • Biography QR Codes
    • Ball's Bluff Elementary
    • Students created characters out of soda bottles to represent a person from a biography that they read. Then, they brought these to life using voice recorders and QR codes!
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    • It's A Small World
    • Ball's Bluff Elementary
    • Students used the iconic ride "It's a Small World" from Walt Disney World to identify cultural cues. Then, they plotted each of the sites from the ride (in order) on a world map. Following that, they use the Ozobot and color coding to program the robot to follow the path of the ride. They concluded the project by using a hummingbird to make their project come to life!
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    • MaKey MaKey Christmas Light Show
    • Ball's Bluff Elementary
    • Students wired and programmed Christmas lights that were played in rhythm with the music at their holiday concert using a MaKey MaKey. Through hours of trial and error, these three engineers figured out how to use this board to do something that its creators never thought of. Once finished, they created a video and lab to make sure students all over the country could replicate their project.
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    • Not Your Average Wall Map
    • Ball's Bluff Elementary
    • Students researched and became experts on geographic features found across the globe. They took their new found knowledge and applied their coding and engineering skills to craft a talking wall map. When the circuit of the MaKey MaKey is closed, you can learn all about geographic features on five continents through the voices of the students in Mrs. Gratz's class.
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    • ACL Tours - SCA
    • Academies of Loudoun
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    • Academies of Loudoun Admissions
    • Academies of Loudoun
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    • BeneBar
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • We are creating a business for Entrepreneurship. We have created a nutritious, satiating, and tasty bar. Our business also has a buy one give on business model which means for every bar that we sell, we will be giving another bar away to a local charity. We recently got funding for producing our bars, but we will need to taste test our bar, along with get interviews about the pricing of our bar.
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    • SWEN News: A news organization for teens that provides facts as unbiased to inform.
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • There will be articles given to the people that come to our exhibit to just get them adequately informed on a current topic. Then there will be a mock-up discussion between them to demonstrate how our video format. Finally, we will ask the people if they enjoyed the demonstration and if they have any feedback.
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    • e-Run
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • e-Run is an innovative and efficient delivery service that allows customers to combine several home good and grocery shopping orders of all their needed products/items into just one purchase.
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    • EcoDisk
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • Eco Disk produces eco friendly gardening disk that prevent drainage issues in potted plants. We will be demonstrating how our product works
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    • Safe Shuttle
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • Safe Shuttle is a safe and reliable ride sharing service for your children. In order to ensure the safety of your child, our drivers go through an intense application process and we conduct background checks such as there DMV records, criminal records, and personal and financial records. Our drivers also have 5+ years of childcare experience and they are all first aid and CPR certified. All you have to do is go onto our website and upload your schedule along with your contact information at leas
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    • Amity-Connections
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • A mobile platform that ensures connectivity between family members and elders by aggregating data from existing, smart medical devices.
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    • Toy Box
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • Toy Box is a subscription based service tailored to your precious child's every need. We ship out a box of toys every month for your child to enjoy and play with. For more information, come visit Toy Box enjoy the fun, hands on experience with little trinkets and gadgets and make this night special for the entire family!
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    • Learning Hill
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • Learning Hill is an online platform that allows students with individual styles of learning to connect with peer mentors who are best suited to fit their needs using different teaching methods whether it would be visual, hands on, audible, etc.
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    • NiteBites
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • NiteBites, a service that connects customers to restauraunts in order to recieve discounted quality food during later hours of the day.
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    • First Tech Challenge Robotics (Geared UP!)
    • Academies of Loudoun
    • An introduction to the FIRST Tech Challenge and this years robotics challenge as well as an exposition of local robotics team Geared UP!'s robot.
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    • Pizza Oven
    • Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    • Display of Pizza Oven built by MATA Masonry students.
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    • Flesh Eating Beetles Involved in Technology
    • Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    • Our project is our Regional Science Fair qualifying forensics project. We are studying whether or not these flesh eating beetles can be used as dependable evidence used in court. We have 3D printed a Y-chamber specifically for our project and created a website for the science fair.
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    • Blind Spot Detector
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • The blind spot detector helps eliminate truck blind spots, this project focuses to make a working prototype to solve this problem.
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    • Nursing
    • Academies of Loudoun - MATA
    • Nursing students will take Vitals signs. Also, SIM mannequin demo. Cranial nerves made into a poem on poster
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    • MATA Welding Projects
    • Academies of Loudoun - MATA
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    • Math is Art: Polar Modulo String Plots
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • Students generate polar graph art using the basic concepts of modulus math. This exhibit showcases interesting applications of Makerspace technology and the underlying math that drives fields such as cryptography.
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    • Origami
    • Academies of Loudoun - AET
    • A demonstration and hands on learning of traditional origami folds and kusudama where multiple units are fit together to form a ball-like shape.
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    • Lego League Jr.
    • Algonkian Elementary
    • Moon base model with a motorized component
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    • What is Coding?
    • Evergreen Mill Elementary
    • A kindergarten class is demonstrating three examples of what coding can be using ScratchJr, a Code & Go Mouse, and Dash robots.
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    • Moonshot Mindset
    • Hillsboro Charter Academy
    • Moonshot Mindset is the theme of Hillsboro Charter Academy this year and we wanted to bring a small piece of it to you! We will showcase projects that our scholars have completed during our E3 (Explore! Engage! Engineer!) project- based learning time. Our 4th/5th Grade Girls in GEAR club members will be there with design challenges and robotics, our 5th grade students have constructed an underwater ROV through the SeaPerch program, and our school, K-5, has been working on incorporating the Mer
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    • 10th grade AOS Super Science Show Demos
    • Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    • AOS students perform science demonstrations that WOW the audience and then explain the actual science behind what is going on... very cool to participate in
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    • Make and Take
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    • DeFab & AOS Engineering Projects
    • Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    • AOS Engineering Projects
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    • Exoskeleton
    • Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    • A soft exoskeleton for patients with fine motor issues
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    • Weather Station
    • Academies of Loudoun - AOS
    • This project shows a weather monitoring station developed by students in the ACL Digital Fabrication club.
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    • Penguin habitat
    • Goshen Post Elementary
    • Driving Question: "How can we as ecologists advocate for polar animals and their habitats?" Students learned about the phases of water and how polar ice melting is effecting the animals. Students participated in hands on activities and student led research to build knowledge. Kindergarteners then advocated for chosen polar animals and their habitats by writing persuasive letters and creating posters. Students were challenged to build a habitat that would slow ice melt and keep their penguins p
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    • A Stream
    • Riverside High School
    • A mobile app that automates the process of collection, analysis, and submission of water quality data. Currently, certified stream monitors across Virginia compute stream health scores manually. However, these paper forms are prone to error and take a long time to complete before reaching the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, which uses this data to target streams for habitat restoration and pollution control. The app contains several features such as a dropdown menu, latitude and
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    • EDGE Plus Academy at Sully
    • Sully ES
    • I will showcase the activities our EDGE Plus Academy students have completed.