Be a Maker! 3D Printing Universal Education- Kicking off the First Creative Truck Race

The Fab Truck brings digital fabrication and 3D printing into schools to nurture Maker talents. It has been to 203 schools in Taiwan so far, and aims to reach 497 schools this year. Fab Lab and Fab Truck are all about introducing the Maker culture to students who are creative, and putting it into pratice with fun activities to make it a trend in schools.

Six Fab Trucks will be going to the Taiwan Air Force Innovation Base on January 22, Friday with six teams representing different schools, and holding a “Sumo Truck Race” and a “Cross-country Truck Race” on January 24, Sunday. These six teams are from New Taipei Municipal New Taipei Senior High School, National Tao-yuan Agricultural & Industrial Vocational High School, National Taichung Industrial High School, National Tainan Second Senior High School, National Hualien Industrial High School and National FongShan Senior Commercial & Industrial Vocational School. Each team will take part in the “Cross-country Truck Race” with their own “Cross-country Truck” and will build a “Sumo Truck” right in the TAF Innovation Base for the “Sumo Truck Race.” If you can’t make it there, don’t worry, you can still watch the event live at LIVEhouse.in.

Want to know the teams? The “Creative Truck Online Poll” has started, and each team has made a “Creative Truck” in the theme of “Transformers” to represent themselves. You can learn more about the teams and check out their “Creative Trucks” on the streaming website LIVEhouse.in, and vote for your favorite “Creative Truck” right away!

Vote for your favorite “Creative Truck”

Creative Truck Online Poll

  • Time: Until January 24 12:30.
  • Awards: The Decepticon Award(Best Costume Award), and the Autobot Award(Best Feature Award)

Sumo Truck Race

  • Time: January 24, Sunday 10:30~12:00
  • Venue: TAF Innovation Base(No.177, Sec. 1, Jianguo S. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106)

Cross-country Truck Race

  • Time: January 24, Sunday 13:00~14:15
  • Venue: TAF Innovation Base(No.177, Sec. 1, Jianguo S. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106)

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