What’s a “makerspace?”

“To describe them simply, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces come in all shapes and sizes. They all serve as a gathering point for tools, projects, mentors and expertise. A collection of tools does not define a makerspace. Rather, we define it by what it enables: making.” Read More

Visit integratED’s makerspace in Gardens Room to get hands-on with new technologies and basic tools to help you make your next big project. Here’s just a few of integratED’s makerspace highlights:

  • Maker Camp showcase of archived projects that can be used in the classroom
  • Learn to Solder activity session
  • Bare Conductive Ink activity
  • Makey Makey
  • Arduino Projects
  • Geneticist – Extract Strawberry DNA
  • Linguist – Introduce yourself in another language
  • n00b – Create or Fork a game in Scratch
  • Tape Ninja – Make a duct tape thing
  • Complete challenges and get an awesome skill patch sticker
  • 1 year subscription to MAKE magazine to all attendees
  • Free PDF of makerspace playbook