First Lego League – Team Green Hole
Meet First Lego League, and their EV3 robots!
First Robotics – Team STEAM Robotics
Drive one of USD497 USFirst Robotics teams 400lb robots!
STEMtastic! – Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
Drive drones through our obstacle course! Program robots on your phone and drive them through our obstacle course!
First Lego League
Come explore and learn with the First Lego League—an international Lego-based robotics and innovation competition.
PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
Listen Carefully! Auditory illusions and other auditory oddities
Presented by: Michael Vitevitch, KU Department of Psychology
Explore how and why our brain tricks us into hearing things that don’t match up with the actual sound that is presented to us. We’ll examine how several sound-based illusions work, and try to understand what those illusions tell us about how the hearing system works.
Located in the Presentation Room at 10:00am and 1:00pm
Presented by: Josh Lake, Front-end Developer, Callahan Creek
Get started creating VR experiences that will work on almost any VR device.
Located in the Presentation Room at 11:30am and 1:30pm
Commercial Audition and Improvisation Workshop – Averill Acting Institute
Get a glimpse at acting on the stage, in film and with seasoned professionals. Averill Acting Institute helps connect students and young actors to the vibrant world of film and theatre in Kansas City.
Averill Acting Institute gives students looking to dig deeper into stage and film work the opportunity to work with seasoned professionals. In addition, we can help connect young actors to the vibrant world of film and theatre in Kansas City.
70th EXPLORERS GARRISON OF THE 501st LEGION
Star Wars fans! Watch for troopers from the 70th Explorers Garrison of the 501st Legion patrolling Confabularryum from 9am to 11am. You’ll be amazed by these highly detailed, movie-accurate costumes, created by a dedicated group of fans who don’t just love the Star Wars movies, but are dedicated to supporting the community through special appearances such as today’s. If the force is strong and you’re feeling brave, snap a selfie with a trooper and remember to tag it #confabularryum.
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
EGG DROP – COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER
Will your egg survive the drop? Design and build a protective carrier for a chicken egg. Build your entries throughout the day and head to the drop zone at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to put your design to the test!
CONFABULARRYUM GREEN SCREEN PHOTO BOOTH –
Stop by the Confabularryum photo booth and give us a smile! Play with the green screen and filters that are oh-so-fun!
LAWRENCE BRITISH CAR CLUB
Check out the Vintage British Cars on display throughout the day and chat with the cars’ owners.
LAWRENCE KIDS CALENDAR
Keep up to date on family fun activities in the Lawrence area with Lawrence Kids Calendar, a service project of Lawrence Central Rotary