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MakerSpace Defined

MakerSpace is a work area inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools by oneself or collaboratively.

These spaces are for all ages may have a variety of items but not limited to such as:
  • 3D printers
  • Coding software
  • Candle & Soap Making
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Jewelry & Button Making
  • Glass, Metals & Electronics
  • Laser cutter
  • LEGO
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Paper
  • Robotic supplies
  • Screen Printing
  • Sewing machine
  • Soldering irons
  • Textiles
  • Woodworking
Makerspaces can be just lego, cardboard and art supplies but they have become popular because with the technology they are helping to prepare those who need the critical 21st-century skills in the fields of STEM.

These spaces provide hands-on learning, help with critical thinking skills and even boost self-confidence.

Good Resource and Source:

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

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