Maker Magic

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Are You a Maker?

Of course, you are! What does it take to setup a space for making? Let's explore via this photo tour, as well as check out the resources shared below.

Be sure to check back often, as this resource will be updated periodically.

Podcast: Listen to Two Library Makers Share

Make Magic with 3D Printing

Learn the basics to getting started with 3D printing. You'll learn a variety of ways they can be used in the classroom and how they are impacting jobs. We'll also provide tips/tricks to operating and maintaining a 3D printer and take a closer look at Tinkercad as a simple tool used to create objects to be sent to the printer.

Sample Lessons

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Infographic: 3D Printing

Develop Computational Thinking

What's the connection between Micro:bit and making? Programming, pure and simple. You can introduce students to coding using free tools like BBC's Micro:bit and a free coding tool that works on Android, iPads, Chromebooks, the Web, Mac or Windows devices.

MakeCode can be used to control small devices, as well as Minecraft: Education Edition Code Builder.

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