Makerspaces

Microsoft launches ‘groundbreaking’ Flagship School initiative with 17 schools globally

Microsoft is deepening its efforts in education by literally getting in on the ground floor. On Tuesday, it launched its Microsoft Flagship School …

Technology

5 Craziest Projects at the Nepal, Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire

The first Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire took place in 2016 after the 2015 earthquake and had a clear humanitarian focus to solve some of the greatest challenges faced by communities there. This year, the Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire (22/23rd September) brings together makers from Nepal and beyond, …

Maker Faire

“Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition” presents Makers for Space

Learn more about this new addition appearing at Maker Faire Rome this year. Rome September 2018 – Brand new to the 6th edition of Maker Faire Rome is …

Technology (Ireland)

Learn CAD and the Essentials of 3D Printing with This Bundle

This extensive CAD and 3D Printing eBook bundle will show you how to work with some of the most advanced and important engineering programs and …

Maker Faire

Makerspace Allows Riverwood Students To Explore STEM Activities

The new space was funded with donations from Sandy Springs Education Force, Riverwood Foundation and the Sandy Springs Society.<p>SANDY SPRINGS, GA — …

Makerspaces

Carbondale’s True Nature hosts events about gender awareness

True Nature Healing Arts in Carbondale is hosting a pair of events this week and over the weekend around gender issues and coming of age.<p>This …

Rocky Mountains

Grow Your Makerspace: Preparing For Disaster

Since this is now Hurricane season, and NC, SC, Va got pelted with over trillion gallons of water in 3 days and floodwaters exceeded historic levels, what would you do if your area got hit by tornadoes, fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes? Do you have plans?<p>Here are some ways your space can support …

Cajun Navy

Chevron, BakerRipley open hub for entrepreneurship, STEM in East Aldine

Image 1 of / 1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Chevron and the nonprofit community development group BakerRipley are opening a hub in East Aldine to advance …

San Francisco Bay Area

Flowers and fabric

It’s probably just as accurate to describe this as 3D-printed knitting as it is to call it chain-mail, but mail sounds cooler, so that’s what we’re …

Witchcraft

Think laser cutting is just for stencils? Think again!

I’m Lucas Fierfort, and I’m beginning an engineering degree in embedded electronics. I discovered laser cutting three years ago, thanks to a …

Fab Lab

10 Fun Things To Do In NYC This Week: A Sex Expo, Maker Faire & More

<i>Maker Faire returns this weekend. (photo courtesy of Maker Faire)</i><p>Start your week off boozily at <b>the New York Adventure Club's Introduction to …

Maker Faire

$2.3 million renovation to Placentia library is expected to take a year

The Placentia Library has started a $2.3 million renovation officials say will take it into the future and inspire residents.<p>Library hours are …

Audio-visual

“Maker Faire Rome – The European Edition” returns: 6th edition at the Fiera di Roma from 12 to 14 October

Circular economy, robotics innovations, artificial intelligence and spaceflight the main focus points this year Seven topical pavilions and more than …

Maker Faire

NOT JUST BOOKS ANYMORE: Pickering library’s Maker Space great for innovators and entrepreneurs

Libraries have come a long way since the dewy decimal system.Now many are equipped with a Marker Space to help library patrons bring their ideas to …

Innovation

Handy smartARM creators hope to revolutionize prosthetics

No child should live without a hand.That’s why local boys Hamayal Choudhry and Samin Khan created a low-cost robotic prosthesis using 3D technology …

Prosthetics

3D Print with Five Materials with New Prusa Upgrade, Plus More New Features

One of the reasons that Prusa has so many fans is that it is constantly working to improve and update its products. One especially popular upgrade in …

Maker Faire

The Many Wheeled Wonders of Maker Faire Hannover

This weekend, for the 6th year in a row, the German maker community (and beyond) come together for the oldest Faire in Germany: Maker Faire Hannover, taking place at the Hanover Congress Centrum, set in the idyllic City Park, on September 14–16, with the 14th being a dedicated Schools Day intended …

Maker Faire

Electromagnetic Field: Speczilla!

It is a golden rule of the journalist’s art, that we report the news, we don’t <i>make</i> it. But just occasionally we find ourselves in the odd position of …

Electromagnetism

Build Your Own Satellite Ground Station

The quickly dropping cost of access means that the number of small amateur satellites in Low Earth Orbit is increasing rapidly. However access to the data they’re transmitting isn’t necessarily getting easier. The Deep Space Network that NASA uses to talk to its spacecraft and probes isn’t …

Maker Faire

Alex Arrives at the Ultimate Pasta Machine

If you follow Alex French Guy Cooking, you know that Alex has been on a quest to create the ultimate home pasta maker to feed his ramen noodle addiction. He started off by buying a cheap machine from China and then doing a series of mods to it to overcome some of the weaknesses and short-cuts in …

Maker Faire

Why you really need a bench grinder

The actual process of sharpening a tool depends a little on the type of tool that you’re sharpening, so look up the proper process for working with …

Power Tools

Making Makerspaces Work for All Students

Makerspaces are exciting playground spaces in schools where educators can foster creativity, innovation, and design skills. Often these spaces are …

Education

Beaverton's Future Bus makes its debut at Portland Mini Maker Faire

Event is Saturday and Sunday at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, which will play host to 120 exhibitors from around the region.

Maker Faire

Students, staff cope with Hamburg construction delays

(Hamburg) -- Recent heavy rains did the Hamburg School District's construction project no favors.<p>Completion of a major portion of Marnie Simons …

School Administration

AASL Best Apps for Teaching and Learning 2018

Presenters<p>A veteran school librarian, <b>Deb Logan</b> is also the gifted coordinator and the elementary makerspace teacher for Pleasant Local Schools in …

Librarianship

Oakland City Councilman Lives In Tiny House To Highlight Student Homelessness

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland City Councilman Abel Guillen said Monday that he would move into a tiny home for two days to underscore the homelessness …

Fab Lab

See Your Favorite DIY Maker Content Creators at Maker Faire New York

Back at Maker Faire Bay Area in May, we tried out a new stage, filled with people who make videos and tutorials. We call these our DIY content creators. You probably know a few of them, since more than one of these actually have more followers on youtube than Make: does! This is a whole group of …

Maker Faire

Arduino MKR Vidor 4000 | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

At Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, the Arduino team announced the MKR Vidor 4000 board, a big new step for the Arduino team. The Arduino team got its start making microcontrollers easier to use by simplifying the hardware and software in the hope that anyone could get started using them. …

Microcontroller

Creativity the key to unlocking new ideas

As part of the activities taking place across campuses this month, Ms Woollard will deliver a public lecture next Wednesday to discuss how she used …

Australian Universities

Make Lab at Union Twp. Middle School serves as hub for innovation and creativity

Union Township Middle School students will have an innovative new Make Lab class on their schedules this school year. Make Lab is a non-graded course …

Middle School