Okada Design can offer custom workshop at your site that focus on either bio materials or design thinking explorations,. The Nest Makerspace is the development space for these workshops. Programming is divided into two categories:
BioJam, a teen pilot program in bioenginnering and biomaterial design hosted in the Stanford Bioengineering Department. 2019. BioJam is a camp that engages teens through their own creativity and culture in bioengineering and biomaterial design as pathways for them to share their learning back in their home communities. Community workshops. Info on 2020 camp coming soon.
When Art Meets Science, Taste of Science, Palo Alto, CA. 2018
Sustainability Design Camp, week-long high school student camp at Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA. Summer 2018
Materials Matters, Sustainability Design Workshops, 6th grade assembly and workshop, Center for Early Education, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA. Fall 2018
Building with Biomaterials, Make-HER program, Sunnyvale Library, February 2019
Materials Matters Mycelium Workshop, a public workshop exploring mycelium as a building material. McClellan Ranch Preserve, Cupertino, CA, March 2019
Learn.Design.Compute With Bio, a symposium that brings together scientists, designers and educators to discuss novel learning platforms and activities to advance biological design, synthetic biology and computation education at K12 and beyond. University of Pennsylvania, April 26th, 2019.
Kombucha Leather Activities, led by the BioBuddies teen team, BioTinkering Lab, San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA. April 28, 2019
Upcoming Events and Workshops:
National Science and Engineering Festival with the GIY BioBuddies and the Tech Interactive, April 2020
Biodesign Challenge Summit with the 2020 Visión Verde ESSJ Biodesign Challenge team, June 2020