Montour 5th Grader’s Invention Showcased at Maker Faire Pittsburgh

Congratulations to Gabriel Martin, 5th Grader at David E. Williams Middle School.  Gabriel was one of the many talented people selected to showcase his invention at Maker Faire Pittsburgh.

Gabriel’s invention is an Zero Gravity Treadmill. The Zero Gravity Treadmill is a treadmill that makes you float when you put slip-on’s on over your shoes.

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What is Maker Faire Pittsburgh?

Maker Faire is a community-based learning event that inspires everyone to become a maker! The Faire features technology, art, craft, electric vehicles, and other projects created by makers themselves, including student projects, robotics, fashion, 3D printers and CNC mills, textile arts and crafts, home energy monitoring, rockets and R/C toys, sustainability, green tech, radios, vintage computers and game systems, biology/biotech and chemistry projects, puppets, kites, bicycles, unusual tools or machines and more.

In addition to displays and exhibits, Maker Faire Pittsburgh will feature special performances, speakers, demonstrations and workshops featuring 3D printing, laser cutting, microcontrollers, silk screening… and so much more.

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Read more: http://makerfairepittsburgh.com/

 

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