Continuing our makerspace journey, this was a promotion for school leadership and shows how far we have come. So, the shelves are in, and everything is labelled and easier to find; our video editing room has a green screen and light and we have chroma software. We have a system for charging tablets, spheros etc. The program is coming along; so a great team effort to get this far. I am reading many great ideas for makerspace programming in Invent to Learn, Guide to Fun by Josh Burker.
First attempt at squishy circuits with students. Unfortunately, the insulating dough was super, super sticky: hint – try Cream of Tartar not lemon .
Makerspace filling up with resources. Girls making popsicle torches, shape circuits with LED lights and littlebits light circuits. Planning flashlight activity tomorrow. (some images are deliberately a bit blurry)
The wall to a room adjacent to the library has been knocked out and a sliding glass door installed, so we now have a “popped out” makerspace after having had a “pop up” one (plastic tubs that were brought out when needed). Now to set it up and amp it up…