The White House lawn transformed into a huge science fair today, the Maker Faire, following Obama's announcement of this new tradition.
The Maker Faire is an expo for thinkers, makers, creators and innovators to showcase their work. After all, we are one heck of a creative country.
The faire is meant to highlight the amazing creations that are a result of the advancement of technology in recent years, such as 3D printing, laser cutters and desktop machine tools.
Hundreds of universities, mayors and libraries will show off their incredible ideas and work today at the faire.
To learn about participants and watch a live stream of the event, log on to http://www.whitehouse.gov/maker-faire