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Maker Cart 101

How Old High Middle School made making mobile in the Bentonville middle school. 

Maker in Residence

Meet the Maker: Christa Flores

Educated as an anthropologist, Christa Flores learned the importance of looking for clues in human behavior that could impact the evolution of human development. She earned a degree in Biological Anthropology and masters in Secondary Science Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Before taking a deep dive into the Maker Movement in Education, Christa taught science in New York City. For Flores, what started as a career in science education lead to a discovery that teaching science had not evolved much in the past 100 years.

Creative, Curious Community Convenes at Tinkerfest 6

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (September 16, 2019) — The Scott Family Amazeum hosted its sixth annual Tinkerfest on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (9 am for Amazeum members). This one-day event brings together tinkerers, makers, artists, DIYers and creatives from diverse backgrounds to share hands-on experiences for the entire family that celebrates the curious, creative and innovative spirit in everyone. 

Tinkerguy's Travels*

* Or how Making & Tinkering Manager Joel Gordon spent his summer vacation.

Maker in Residence

Meet the Maker: Asia Ward

Some people outgrow their childhood imagination. Others, like artist Anastasia Ward, never do. She brought her imagination, sense of whimsy and passion for the environment, upcycling and creative repurposing of materials to the Scott Family Amazeum as an Artist/Maker in Residence.

4 Years of Interactive Learning, Family Fun

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (July 8, 2019) —The Scott Family Amazeum invites families to join them in celebrating its 4th Birthday on Monday, July 15 from 10 am to 5 pm. Amazeum members can access the museum starting at 9 am.

Intern Adds to Summer Experience

Summer brings fresh faces to the Scott Family Amazeum when we welcome high school and college students who join our team to gain experience. Cami Hedstrom, a junior majoring in Middle-Level Education at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, is spending the summer as a Camp Intern through the Tyson Summer Community Internship Program thanks to a grant from Tyson Foods and the United Way of Northwest Arkansas. Throughout her internship, Cami will be sharing her story.