Christa Flores is the coordinator of the iLab for Making, a classroom designed for analog and digital making, at the Hillbrook School in Los Gatos, California. She teaches 5th graders Problem based Science in the iLab with an emphasis on material science, design, engineering and working in collaborative teams. Christa graduated from the University of California San Diego with a degree in Biological Anthropology, has done graduate level work in primatology research through the New York Consortium of Evolutionary Primatology and obtained a masters in science education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also a Stanford FabLearn Fellow studying making in education through an NSF grant. She is passionate about making, and research and design in the PreK-8 learning environment.