Circuitry & Electronics
Add new energy to your makerspace with projects that harness the power of electricity. Students will discover the basics of circuitry and electrical engineering as they design, build, test, and tinker with working models that use components like conductive tape, LEDs, and batteries. Look for an engagement surge when you put memorable, hands-on projects at the core of your science curriculum.
Library Journal mover and shaker Colleen Graves discusses design thinking, making, and tinkering. She also shares project ideas that will help you start tinkering with littleBits™ and creating a community of makers in your library!
June 30, 2016•BLOGMaker Boot Camp Connects Kids and Technology
What happens when you create an Innovation Lab at your library where people can explore, learn new technology, and share their knowledge? Learn how Chad Mairn from the Seminole Community Library designed a Maker Boot Camp just for kids to connect them to coding, robotics, circuitry, and more.
February 20, 2018•BLOGLibrary Makerspaces: Advice from Your Peers on Budget, Space, Time & Tools
The Demco Makerspace Survey revealed the pain points many librarians have with starting and running a makerspace, but it also uncovered some great advice for meeting those challenges head on. See what your peers had to say about their makerspaces and get tips and pointers from people who have been there.
February 13, 2017•BLOG
Activities & Lessons
MakerHub is an easy-to-search online repository of STEM activities that feature students' favorite maker tools. Join for free and start searching, downloading, and making today!