Resources

fabric

Tutorials | Resources | Research | Makerspace in Schools | ThinkLab

Project Ideas

Books

Blogs

Circuits

Computers

  • MaKey MaKey – an invention kit for the 21st century
  • Arduino – an open-source electronics prototyping platform
  • Raspberry Pi – tiny and cheap computer

Geocashing

Organizations

Programming for Girls

3D Design

  • Tinkercad – Free, online site for 3D design – build objects for 3D printing.
  • SketchUp – Free 3D design program, this one can be downloaded.

Programming

  • Scratch –  Project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab

Sharing your work

  • Instructables – Online site for posting how-to do just about anything. Electronics, textiles, baking, etc.

Robots

  • Cubelets - Modular robots
  • Hummingbird Board – Microcontroller for building interactive robots, designed for upper elementary through HS. Site has demo’s, sample robots, and links to robots for arts.

Kits and Tools