Biggest Maker Faire in Southern Hemisphere
Australia’s only major Maker Faire – the biggest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere – will be held in Adelaide on the weekend.
A Chitty Chitty Bang Bang model made by Pulteney Grammar students will be on display at Maker Faire Adelaide.More than 5000 people are expected to attend the event on Sunday, November 5, at Tonsley – a former Mitsubishi car plant in the South Australian capital that has been transformed into Australia’s first innovation district.
Maker Faire Adelaide will feature more than 125 exhibits and hands on activities including Wacky Races, a no-rules miniature car building competition, and a Rocket Range where children can build paper rockets, which are then fired using a simple air-powered launching system.
Kids of all ages will also have a chance to compete in the largest Paper Plane Building Challenge and a chance to participate in a real live robot battle bout…