MakerSpace

Why a Makerspace?
Narrated video slide-show about our library MakerSpace.

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Create a quick book for your stories, poems, or projects!

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Trouble-shooting a classic "claw machine" in the ACSLIB MakerSpace
Film clip of students testing an electric device.

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Students illustrated the power of proportions: the relative size of the sun to the earth!
Image of circle of straws repreresenting the size of the sun in proportion to the earth.
Remote Library book search ...as they say
Camera-test footage of in-library drone.

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Mindstorms Collaboration: Build & Program
Video clips of a student coding and then testing the code on a Mindstorms vehicle.

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Reassembly
Reassembling of some found components into a free-standing speaker.

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MAKING vehicles with kits and without kits!
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Take a tour of our Maker stations and results...
"Fly-by" tour of various MakerSpace displays, projects, and work stations in the ACSLIB. Not narrated.

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Dustin added "scenes" to his SketchUp model to output this cool "fly-by!"
Student video of SketchUp drawing created from multiple "scenes."

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Bicycle breakdown
The Library Commons: read, study, build, discover, learn!
Image of 3D printing project: rocket nose-cone.

Build stuff. Stuff for class, stuff for you.
Image of student LEGO project with littleBits in background.

Make something that does something with littleBits.
Image of SketchUp 3D drawing: 4-cylinder engine block.
 
Design something 3-D in SketchUp and print on the MakerBot.
Image of three student drawings on a library shelf.
 
 
Exhibit your artwork.
Image of student at work painting a library chair.

Design and paint a library chair.
Image of library shelves featuring the latest arrivals.
 
Read the new arrivals. Suggest new arrivals.
Image of a rasperry Pi configured as a library computer.
 
Learn how to program on  or configure uses for a Raspberry Pi.
Image of two students filming a video in the hallway.

Use our green scree
n, camera equipment, and know-how
to create and edit a video.
Image of a student playing a guitar using our library amp.
 
Plug in. Use our amp and headphones to do what you do.
Image of team sport graphic created by a student.

Or...other ideas that you want to try out.
The Library MakerSpace: ideas, resources, learning
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