Try basic hand tools, 3D printers, sewing machines, paper circuits and more as you tinker about in Design Thinking.
Think. Design. Build. Make. Whether you’re interested in solving a problem or bringing your most imaginative ideas to life, we’ve got the course for you! Come explore the EXPLO Makerspace where you can create to your heart’s content. You’ll have a chance to try things like basic hand tools, 3D printers, sewing machines, paper circuits and more as you tinker about in Design Thinking. You’ll begin the week immersed in a basic Maker bootcamp, then it’s time to bring your ideas to life as you prepare a project or an interactive booth for the culminating EXPLO Maker Faire at the end of the week. There’s a creative spirit in all of us — what will you make?
Learn how to safely use basic hand and power tools
Gain access to a wide variety of making tools including 3D printers, sewing machines, Cricut cutters, littleBits™️ and more
Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills as you determine the best materials and tools for your own original projects
Contribute your own ideas and projects to a collaborative community event at the end of the week
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