WELCOME TO THE MAKERSPACE PAGE!The progress and evolution of the Makerspace can be seen in the video below. We have made great progress with the support of our teachers and great work by our students. Keep track of our progress as we add more pictures and projects! View our Animoto video below. Animoto is just one of the many programs and applications we use in the Makerspace!Please check out the following videos to find out more about how we use the Makerspace at East Forsyth High School!MATH I IN THE MAKERSPACE!Check out the links below to give you a better idea of what is involved with a Makerspace. I have also provided a list of materials that we purchase for the Makerspace.Edutopia: Creating Makerspaces in SchoolsThe Making of Makerspaces ( School Library Journal)
ITEMS WE HAVE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND CLASSES IN THE MAKERSPACE
Items in the Makerspace vary from circuitry, electronics, to basic craft items.
PURCHASED WITH THE GRANT
Makey-Makey Standard Kit
25 Units at 44.96 per unit
Alligator Test Leads Mulicolored - 10 pk
Jumper Wires 7" M/M - 30 pk
Arduino -Sparkfun Inventor's Kit V3.2
LED's (assorted 5 mm LEDs)
Coin Cell Battery Holder
3V Lithium Button Cell Coin Battery
Dual temp mini glue gun kit - Red
Glue gun sticks - 0.28" x 4" - 50 pk
Woodsies Craft Sticks, 4.5", 1000-Pack
Office Impressions Binder Clips, Small, 12 boxes
Homz 15.5-Qt Latching Clear Storage Boxes, Set of 4
Homz 66-Qt Latching Clear Storage Boxes, Set of 2
Homz 112-Qt Latching Clear Storage Boxes, Set of 2
littleBits Deluxe Kit with Educator discount
Hummingbird Duo Base Kit
Cart of Ipads for students (30)
3D Printer items
Bright blue PLA filament 1kg 2.2 lbs
Rocket Red PLA filament 1kg 2.2 lbs.
Slime Green PLA filament 1kg 2.2 lbs.
Snow white PLA filament 1kg 2.2 lbs.
Orange Peel PLA filament 1kg 2.2 lbs.
Printrbot Simple Kit
ADDITIONAL ITEMS NOT PURCHASED WITH GRANT
- Donated sewing machine
- Construction paper
- Colored pencils
- Large and small boxes of cardboard for crafting items, products, prototypes, etc.
- Tabletop dry erase boards / markers for group planning at tables
- Access to monitor / white board for teaching and presenting
- Computer parts for invention
- Discarded books for crafting
We are still in need of items! We need: Legos, fabric, measuring tape, small tools (small hammers, tweezers, screw drivers, screws, etc.) We need any DIY items that you would otherwise discard. We will take it!