• 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.
     
    The 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

    Conductive Thread

    Lily Pad

    3V Lithium Button Cell Coin Battery

    Dual temp mini glue gun kit - Red

    Glue gun sticks - 0.28" x 4" - 50 pk

    Duct Tape

    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

    https://printrbot.com/shop/simple-metal-kit/

     

     ADDITIONAL ITEMS NOT PURCHASED WITH GRANT

    • Donated sewing machine
    • Construction paper
    • Colored pencils
    • Crayons
    • Glue
    • 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! 

     
     
Last Modified on January 17, 2017