Bytes to Bites: Drawing Pancakes with G-Code

Create your pancakes with code!   This lesson introduces you to the concepts behind CNC Computer language called G-Code and walks you through a step by step introduction on creating…

Designing PancakeBot 3D Printed Extensions

Hacking machines to either improve, or change the original purpose of the machine can be rewarding and gives the user control over their machine as well as what they can…

IN THIS COLLECTION

This collection includes 3 lessons developed exclusively for the SCOPES-DF by Miguel Valenzuela, Inventor of the PancakeBot.

These lessons offer an entry point for food enthusiasts and technologists alike to explore digitally fabricated food.  The lessons were designed with students of all ages and educators of all types in mind.

PANCAKEBOT TEACHER GUIDE

Miguel Valenzuela has partnered with the Fab Foundation and the SCOPES-DF team to expand STEM learning and give exposure to digital fabrication technologies through food. This special collection is accompanied by a teacher guide for the PancakeBot.


Download the PancakeBot Teacher Guide

In the spirit of PancakeBot’s creation, Miguel and his family continue to push the boundaries of learning and enjoyment through hacking for knowledge and loads of fun!

 

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTED DIGITAL FABRICATION LESSONS

Understanding making Assistive Technology and Making writing AT at home.

This lesson aims at teaching students about Assistive Technology, the process and the importance of developing an AT with the end user. It also enables students and caregiver to make…

June 18, 2024
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Smart Light

During this workshop, young participants will create a bulb using LED, battery, cardboard, conductive tape and acrylic discs.

June 8, 2024

DIY Hydroponic Garden

During this workshop, participants will assemble a mini desktop hydroponic garden using plywood. They will put their creation to the test by growing chickpeas in their soil-less, nutrient-water based hydroponic…

June 1, 2024

المواد الحيوية تهمنا Bio-Matters

Bio Matters is a workshop committed to delving into the potential of bio-materials. Our journey involved experimenting with various recipes to harness the diverse properties of organic materials. Among our…

May 6, 2024
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Recipe With AI

In this workshop, participants are going to learn about the basics of programming and mobile app development. They will be using AI & Image Processing to identify ingredients & find…

April 25, 2024
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Solar Oven

During this workshop, young participants (7-10 years old) will assemble a portable solar oven using cardboard and transparent PVC vinyl. They will put their creation to the test by cooking…

April 24, 2024

CO2 COLLECTOR

This workshop aims to deliver the know-how about Global warming and its causes, in addition participants are going to be introduced to the ways they can interfere in order to…

April 22, 2024

Spin Your Way to Art

In this workshop, participants are going to learn about the basics of Electronics and Electric Circuit. They will be using DC Motors, Cell Batteries and Conductive Tape to create a…

April 22, 2024

3D Food Molds

In this workshop, participants are going to learn about the basics of Food Molds creation, how to use the vacuum former and how to create personalized/custom food molds that can…

April 18, 2024

DIY Algae Reactor – مفاعل الطحالب

Celebrate Earth Day with our DIY Algae Reactor Workshop! Designed for teens aged 18-24, this hands-on session explores the science of algae cultivation to boost oxygen production. Participants will build…

April 18, 2024
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Plantpedia App

In this workshop, participants are going to learn about the basics of programming and mobile app development. They will be using their knowledge of plants and the environment in addition…

April 2, 2024
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Phenology Calendar

Students will learn what phenology is and create an object to record the changes in seasons in their local ecosystem.

March 31, 2024

EmpowerHer: Designing Solutions for Hair Challenges with Tinkercad

In this project, we’ll be exploring the basics of 3D printing using a fantastic tool called Tinkercad. But this is not just any project; it’s a chance for you to…

February 29, 2024
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Maker Venn Diagram

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a leader in science and policy about the Climate Crisis and the health of our oceans. One of her most well known projects is the…

February 28, 2024

143 Binary Beads – Valentine’s Day

In this lesson students will learn a very basic form of computer coding. We will discuss binary code and the basics of how computers communicate. They will create their own…

February 26, 2024
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Blossom electronics

Celebrate Women’s Day with an activity inspired by one of the brightest women in science, Katharine Burr Blodgett! This engaging and hands-on electronics activity emphasizes the significance of women and…

February 26, 2024

STANDARDS-ALIGNED

Community contributed lessons aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)  offer formal educators innovative pathways to teaching content knowledge. The Fab I Can Statements are a resource to develop technology-literate learning progressions to align with content standards.

FAB TESTED

Periodically lessons are adapted and tested by the Fab Foundation team based on a call for submissions from fabbers, educators, and makers.  Our inaugural set of lessons for the SCOPES-DF project were Fab Tested in 2016 and are tagged Fab Tested on the website.

OPEN-SOURCE VALUES

Lessons are distributed under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC license, that permits free use and re-purposing by others.