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.
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About 3D Printing
- 3D Printing Books
- District Spotlight: Sabine Pass ISD
- Activity: 3D Printing Vocabulary
- Make Your Own Moby
- How Robots & Other STEM Tech Can Be Used in Class
- Building a Bridge (Video) in Grade 3 Science
- Put "Design Thinking" and 3D Printing Together
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.