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Doha Racing by Scratch

In this session, students will learn how to develop a multiplayer racing game using block programming in Scratch. Scratch is an online platform that allow users to use visual programming to create…

September 29, 2018
SCRATCH the Itch of Computer Programming

Students use a series of project challenges to create various types of computer games using the software language SCRATCH. While doing so they discover the scope of SCRATCH’s abilities, and…

September 29, 2018
Shapes into Shelters

In this lesson, students deconstruct a picture of a house into its constituent shapes, before using TinkerCAD to recreate that home, shape by shape, digitally. This lesson provides the option…

September 29, 2018
Bobble Head Craft Figurine

Create a bobble head figure out of household materials. Apply digital fabrication skills by scanning your head and generating a 3D model of you!   Safety note: This activity requires…

September 29, 2018
App lab code

In this lesson, learners get an introductory experience with coding and computer science in one hour. This lesson is designed to quickly introduce the App Lab programming environment as a…

September 29, 2018
In a Jam: A problem based challenge for Sports Medicine

In this lesson students will reflect on the “Everyday in the life of a Biomedical Engineer” by solving a design challenge based on creating a custom finger splint for an…

September 29, 2018
Modeling Flight: The Basics of Aerospace Engineering

This lesson immerses participants in the knowledge base and processes of an aerospace engineer. While designing their own working airplanes, students will learn about the science involved with making things…

September 29, 2018
Traffic Light System

In this workshop participant will build a simulation for the traffic light system. They will apply the knowledge they have gained during the workshop to Build their Prototypes using Tinkercad…

September 29, 2018
NeoPixel

This is an Online Lesson, Briefly discuss the Microcontorller in general but focuses on the use of Arduino. besides, the kids will be introduced to the LED ( Light Emitting…

September 29, 2018
Fabstory (Español)

Fabrica las Fichas Fabstory Historia inicial. Cuenta a los participantes la historia inicial utilizando los Fichas Fabstory Técnica 1: Qué pasaría si…. En un lluvia de ideas has 3 preguntas…

September 29, 2018
Talk To The World

In this lesson Students will use Scratch MIT platform to Build a scene, where they can send a message to the world and talk about their thought during Coronvirus Pandemic.…

September 29, 2018
Mini T-Shirt Cannon

Engineer a mini T-shirt cannon out of a toilet paper roll and rubber bands to shoot marshmallows at a target or into a crowd!   Safety note: This activity requires…

September 29, 2018
Grocery Run

This is an online workshop, where participants are going to build a 3D world that is similar to a grocery shop and display food around the shop. They will also…

September 29, 2018
Digital Piano

This is an online workshop; focuses on introducing the Microcontroller to kids by giving a brief about it and giving them the chance to use it, besides, to interact with…

September 29, 2018
Minecraft Coding

In this lesson, learners get an introductory experience with coding and computer science in one hour. Learners are going to know the meaning of “coding,” “programming” and “debugging” and then…

September 29, 2018
End-Grain Chess Board

This lesson is designed for those interested in getting hands-on time with wood shop-based tools. In this lesson plan we’ll go over how to build a playing surface for one…

September 29, 2018
OrigaLED

Participants will learn how to create an electric circuit without cables but using conductive tape and sticker LEDs. Also, they will learn how to fold origami sheet into the shape…

September 29, 2018
Pick Up Bot

The workshop is to build an open source robotic arm that can be used for Pick and Place tasks. The students will have the pre-lasercut robot parts made of acrylic,…

September 29, 2018
Light-up card

Participants will learn how to create an electric circuit without using cables but using conductive tape and sticker LED. They will also create a gift card, integrate the sticker LED…

September 29, 2018
Unplugged: Make and Animate- The Thaumatrope

Makers create Thaumatropes with low tech methods and materials. Suitable for fab lab projects from home.

September 29, 2018
Testing Insulation

This lesson will cover a method for testing the insulation properties of a given material using water. It discusses how to use a control to compare the properties of the…

September 29, 2018
Unplugged: Projecting Geometry for Precision Cutting and Assembly

In this lesson you’ll learn how to make complex and precise geometric assemblies – like the skateboard halfpipe seen here – without the need for a laser cutter. Inherent to…

September 29, 2018
Light up textile

In this session, students will be introduced to wearable technology and basic electronic components to build an electrical circuit using a conductive tape and LED stick, in addition they will customize…

September 29, 2018
Unplugged: Design a Biomechanical Cyborg

This activity is a perfect blend of science and creativity as students work with their partner(s) to create their version of a cyborg appendage (or device). This part must mimic the workings…

September 29, 2018
Continental Drift: Fabricating a World of the Past, Present, and Future

This lesson integrates digital fabrication into an 8th grade Earth and Space Science unit on plate tectonics. Using a vinyl cutter, teachers will guide students to create continental and landmass…

September 29, 2018
Pacman 2.0

Participants will learn how to develop a new version of the famous PacMan game using Unity Editor. They will build the environment of the game and control the sprite to collect coins.​

September 29, 2018
MISSION TO MARS

Students will learn how to develop a game using Unity software. In addition to importing wheeled robots and ready terrain for Mars, students will learn how to import and control…

September 29, 2018
Laser Cut Cardboard Art Stencil

This is a basic tutorial on how to create an art stencil out of cardboard or paper. It can also be multiple layers of stencils all of which are easily…

September 29, 2018
Unplugged: Cardboard Container

Students are introduced to the Engineering Design Process by creating a cardboard container to hold the contents of their pocket. In this rapid prototyping activity, each step of the EDP…

September 29, 2018
Laser Cut Bracelet

This lesson shares how to make a unique bracelet design that is both fun, easily customized, and can be made from many different types of materials.

September 29, 2018
Making a Fire Piston

This lesson is on how to make a unique fire making tool called a Fire Piston. It ignites a small piece of tinder by rapid compression/depression of air inside of…

September 29, 2018
Build VR Environment

In this workshop, Students will use Unity software to build their own VR Environment . Also, They will use a modified Google VR Cardboard Headset to preview VR experiences.They can…

September 29, 2018
3D Print a mini city

In this session, students will learn 3D modeling using Tinkercad software to design a city and made a prototype of it using digital fabrication tools such as the 3D printer can…

September 29, 2018
Physics with Arduino

In this session students will learn the meaning of physics in a practical way, so they will prove a physical theorem by using technology instead of complicated equations in schools.…

September 29, 2018
DIY Vacuum Former

In this session students will make a simulation using the high temperature of summer at the desert in a manufacturing technology called Vacuum Forming. When there is a lack of…

September 29, 2018
Queen Annurca - Design and fab a t-shirt

This project was carried out for the middle school children of Valle di Maddaloni – Campania – Italy. This territory is known throughout Italy for the production of a quality…

September 29, 2018
IoT Health

In this session, students will go through the engineering design process to design and build a heartbeat monitoring system using Arduino IDE and IoT At the end of the lesson…

September 29, 2018
Troe-ko and 3D printing

What is Troe-ko? The craft of making traditional ornaments in Bhutan is known as Troe-ko. Its products are widely used by Bhutanese women.   There are two types of Bhutanese…

September 29, 2018
Tshem-zo and Wearable technology

What is Tshem-zo? The art of tailoring in Bhutan is known as Tshem-zo. This art can be classified into three parts: 1.      Tshem drup the art of embroidery 2.      Lhem drup the…

September 29, 2018
Heat/Light Activated Switch

The purpose for this lesson is to teach grades 11-12 students the concepts of transistors, while also introducing electronics design software to digitally fabricate a transistor switch circuit. The challenge…

September 29, 2018
Shing-zo and CNC

What is Shing-zo? The practice of using wood to make houses, bridges, temples and dzongs in Bhutan is known as Shing-zo. The result of this woodwork can be seen all…

September 29, 2018
Programmable LED Display

This lesson is all about showing grades 9-12 students the essentials of fabrication and programming to create their own unique LED display. The students will be shown how to use…

September 29, 2018
Drone Design

Experiment with the science behind drone flight as grades 9-12 students design, fabricate, and build their own indoor drone. This lesson has students using various capabilities inside the fab lab…

September 29, 2018
Making a Mardi Gras-Inspired Patch Using Algorithmic Design

What is an algorithm? How can algorithms be used to create cultural designs and 3D models? This lesson explores these questions by using visual programming to help students explore computational…

September 29, 2018
Ring Ceremony: Custom 3D Print Rings

Rings are customizable, simple objects to 3D print. Over the course of five classes (hours), students will design and print rings to wear and share with classmates. This lesson uses…

September 29, 2018
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…

September 29, 2018
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…

September 29, 2018
Python Turtle Spirograph Pancakes

Spirograph is the name given to a drawing tool that makes “mathematical roulette curves” known as hypotrochoids.   In this lesson, you will learn how to use Python Turtle* to…

September 29, 2018
Brand A-peal: Custom Vinyl Logos

Logos are symbols that visually represent an idea, organization, or individual. Over the course of three classes (hours), students will design and apply a vinyl decal onto athletic clothing using…

September 29, 2018
De-zo and Paper circuit

What is De-zo? The Traditional art of paper-making in Bhutan is known as De-zo. The people engaged in making De-zo are known as Dezop. Dezho is mainly used as carrying…

September 29, 2018
Stop Motion Movies

This is designed as a 3 hour field trip. If you have more time for this activity students can design and 3D print files on their own. Students will use…

September 29, 2018
Biomedical Engineer - Middle School Remix

This lesson reflects on “Everyday in the life of a Biomedical Engineer” What does a Biomedical Engineer do? Biomedical Engineer Conduct research, along with life scientists, chemists, and medical scientists,…

September 29, 2018
maker Paideia Unit - "Human Innovation: Moving from the Paper Age to the Cardboard Age and Beyond"

Based on early human innovations and transitions from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age to the Iron Age, make tools that represent how technologies change based on changing materials…

September 29, 2018
makerPBL - Projecting Parabolas

The Unit is designed to introduce/reinforce the student’s knowledge of quadratic functions. The unit will begin with PHET simulations on the characteristics of quadratic functions, applying their knowledge to digitally…

September 29, 2018
Fabricating turtles to understand turtles

This activity includes a “hands on” strategy that mixes the use of two different digital fabrication tools (laser cut and 3D printing) and silicon mold, to produce replicas of animals…

September 29, 2018
T-Shirt Printing

In this Workshop students will learn how to print T-Shirts @ home. Learning objectives are –     To motivate students for group discussion –     Learn 2D Design, Laser cutting.  Along with this concepts…

September 29, 2018
Water Dispenser

In this Workshop students will learn how to make Water Dispenser to avoid water wastage. Learning objectives are –     To motivate students for group discussion –     To think on water scarcity problems…

September 29, 2018
Electronic Rakhi

In this workshop students will learn to make an electronics rakhi with Basic electronics. Students learn about electronics by creating their own electronics Rakhi.  Students will study the elements and…

September 29, 2018
Electronic Complaint Box

In this workshop students will learn to make a Electronic Complaint Box with Arduino. Students learn concepts of electronics and Arduino programming by their own Electronic Complaint Box. Along with this…

September 29, 2018
Clap Switch

In this workshop students will learn to make a Clap Switch with Arduino. Students learn about electronics and programming by creating their own Clap switch.  Students will study the elements…

September 29, 2018
Digital Height Measurement

In this workshop student will learn how to make Digital device. For this they learn Bluetooth module, arduino, Sensors to make their imagination into real life with the help of…

September 29, 2018
Quiz Board

In this Workshop students learn how to make Quiz Board by using Basic Electronics Concept. Students learn concepts of basic electronics such as Conductivity, Good Conductor, Bad Conductor. Along with…

September 29, 2018
Fabstory

Make the Fabstory Blocks Initial story. Tell to the participants an initial story using the Fabstory blocks Technique 1: What would happen if…. On a brainstorming ask 3 questions than…

September 29, 2018
Name the places

Students will understand how they can use 2D design to make big name plates Learning Objectives- To understand geometric concepts with the help of 2D design To Understand functioning of…

September 29, 2018
Magical greeting card

In this workshop students will learn to make a magical greeting card. Students learn about basic electronics by creating their own Paper circuit.  Students will study the elements and principles…

September 29, 2018
Decorative Clip

In this activity students will learn to make a Decorative Clip with Electronics technology. Students learn about electronics by creating their own Decorative clip.  Students will study the elements and…

September 29, 2018
Magical Flower Pot

In this workshop students will learn to make a magical flower pot with arduino. Students learn about electronics and programming by creating their own magical flower pot.  Students will study the…

September 29, 2018
Uncovering a Hidden History - The Lives of African Americans During Reconstruction

Students will respond to research about the lives of African Americans during the Reconstruction era. This era was a critical time that laid the groundwork for many social issues we…

September 29, 2018
FANTASTIC CREATURES OF DIGITOYS

In this workshop the children design the creatures of their fantasies through a digital plasticine and then be fabricated with the help of machines to make toys: 3D printers.

September 29, 2018
Acrylic Circuits

This lesson works with students to learn basic skills in making; they will use CAD to make a design, laser printer to engrave / cut their design, calipers to measure,…

September 29, 2018
Coding 3D Models Using Tinkercad Codeblocks

Inspired by contemporary South African baskets and hats, this activity explores craft through computation, 3D modeling and 3D printing. Students will use object-oriented computer programming, meaning they will place a…

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Virtual Reality Cell Creation

The purpose of this Mini-PBL is for students to learn Cellular Biology content while developing competence in Unity development and 21st Century skills such as innovation through technology expertise and…

September 29, 2018
Digital Diorama Immersion

This Spanish I PBL will combine the Spanish culture with the verb estar. Students will work in pairs to create a digital diorama with a theme that is based on…

September 29, 2018
Mini PBL Kinetic Art

Using the information gathered from research, each group will develop a visual presentation that includes a video and a kinetic art mobile, demonstrating an understanding of the essential questions. The video…

September 29, 2018
Lesson Landing Pad: 3D Printing

This is a new type of lesson page! Instead of serving as a place to find a singular lesson about 3D printing, this is a page that will serve as…

September 29, 2018
LED Yup'ik male dance fans

Combine tradition and technology in learning how to make a glowing Yup’ik dance fan! They were used in winter ceremonies, accompanied by masks they helped illustrate the story told by…

September 29, 2018
Mask Making

This lesson takes the classical mask making style of the indigenous people of Alaska and combines it with tech-based lessons that include design, spacial reasoning, and math! These masks can…

September 29, 2018
LASER CUT LIGHT BOXES

Create your own personalized light box that includes LED strands and DC power supply. The image, LED light colors and display box dimensions are up to you!!  Time: 16 hours…

September 29, 2018
LED and Acrylic Name Tags

Here’s a simple lesson for creating a cool LED lighted name tag for yourself or a whole classroom!

September 29, 2018
Mini LED Flashlight

Students will design and fabricate their very own mini LED flashlights! Students will create a case that fits all of the internal components of the flashlight. This can be done using…

September 29, 2018
REMIX: MP3 SPEAKER + MENTAL HEALTH

Students will be given an amplifier/speaker kit to assemble and solder. Students will also create a casing for this circuit system. This can be achieved by using the step-by-step tutorial…

September 29, 2018
Personalized Rally Towels

Students will create a personalized rally towel that contains at least one image and a name. This can be done using the step-by-step tutorial design that follows, or by creating their…

September 29, 2018
tarukantohku: Digital Design Rooted in Storytelling Tradition

The purpose of this lesson is to promote collaboration between educational and cultural programming, specifically for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. The Tunica-Biloxi are a federally recognized tribe with population…

September 29, 2018
Set the (VR) Screen: Wearable Device Designer

Students are challenged over the course of five (5) lessons to develop a cardboard virtual reality headset. Working as a “company” or in groups, learners will fulfill job specific tasks…

September 29, 2018
Sew your own smart crystal lamp

How can you combine electronics, chemistry and sewing in a single activity? By sewing a smart crystal lamp! You need to use a needle and thread to stitch the electronic…

September 29, 2018
Soap-Making

Soap Making encourages educators to explore thermodynamics. Using a DIY vacuum mold machine, students will create a mold before adding scent and color to their soap to cast a mold.…

September 29, 2018
Learn CAD Design with Light Play

We use the Exploritorium’s light play activity to explore light and learn how to design and cut objects on the laser cutter. The laser-cutter is a versatile tool used throughout…

September 29, 2018
Sand Casting Aluminum Parts

Sand molded casting is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material. The term “sand casting” can also refer to a machined part that was produced from the…

September 29, 2018
Music & 3D Modeling: From James Brown to Architecture

Black History Month recognizes the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of African Americans in the United States. In honor of this month, this project combines black music, 3D modeling and laser…

September 29, 2018
Under the Lights: Wearable Device Designer

Students are introduced to the Engineering Design Process through a rapid prototyping activity. Each step of the EDP will be addressed while creating a prototype device using craft materials. This…

September 29, 2018
Heating Up!: Wearable Device Designer

Students are challenged to both program an Arduino and engineer a circuit to measure a player’s temperature. In pairs, students will practice both computer and electrical engineering. Groups will simulate…

September 29, 2018
All Tied Up: Wearable Device Designer

Students are challenged to develop a wearable shoelace device. The device should both keep the wearer’s shoelaces tied and be easily removable. The lesson uses 2D vector design software and…

September 29, 2018
Pregame Warm-Up: Wearable Device Designer

Students are introduced to the Engineering Design Process through a rapid prototyping activity. Each step of the EDP will be addressed while creating a prototype device using craft materials. This…

September 29, 2018
Electronics Musical Instrument ( Piano)

We are use piano in our traditional event which has plastic button. After pressing button we can hear sound of swaras ( SA,RE,GA,MA,PA,DHA,NI,SA) instead of this type of piano we can…

September 29, 2018
AUTO OPERATED DIWALI LANTERN

This project one of the part of Diwali celebration with self creativity. Its celebration includes millions of shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, Around temples and other buildings in…

September 29, 2018
Personalized Avatar and Quote

Students will design their own avatar from a template and chose a quote that means something to them. The avatar and quote have been engraved on leather journals in the…

September 29, 2018
Through the Lens of an Artist

Students will research a famous artist and piece of artwork before painting their own wooden glasses made with a laser and adding lenses to create a piece of art!

September 29, 2018
Layers of the Earth with 3D printing

In this lesson students must complete calculations to create a model of the earth that is proportional to reality using Tinkercad.

September 29, 2018
Escape Room Puzzles

Students learn how to use CorelDRAW and Laser Cutters through creating Math and Science puzzles.

September 29, 2018
Water Overflow Indicator

In this workshop student will make an instrument that would sense water overflow and that, it would give an alarm sound or a beep. In this workshop student will learn…

September 29, 2018
PRIDE PIECES: EXPLORING SOCIAL IDENTITY, HISTORY, AND CULTURE

Students will create a neck piece based on symmetry, patterns, and colors seen in Black Panther as well as in traditional African art. They will learn how to simulate cultural…

September 29, 2018
Tinkercad & Chibi Chip Electronic Cards

This “Hour of Code” project is part of Computer Science Education Week from December 3 – 7 but the lesson can be done any time of the year. Students explore…

September 29, 2018
DF Labyrinth

In this lesson, students will design, prototype, and build their own Labyrinth games using both analog and digital fabrication.

September 29, 2018
Scrabble Tile Nametags

Learners will further develop their self portrait by identifying skills they have or want to gain, especially those that will make them leaders or useful to their teammates on group…

September 29, 2018
Edge Lit Signs

Students design a decorative plate, laser engrave and cut it, then assemble it into an edge lit sign with an LED.

September 29, 2018
Finding Fibonacci in the Helicone

Leonardo of Pisa (c.1170–c.1250), also known as Fibonacci, is often considered the most talented mathematician of the Middle Ages. In this lesson students discover the mystical nature of the famous…

September 29, 2018
Wind Turbine STEM/Digital Fabrication Challenge

Enhance your subject area content and career connections by using digital fabrication to design and make blades for a wind turbine.

September 29, 2018
From Digital to Physical: Geometric Translations

In this guide you will learn to develop a general workflow between 3D modeling softwares and planar assembly techniques for laser cutting using geometric translation tools. This guide will focus…

September 29, 2018
Fab Sneakers Workshop

Fabricating shoes presents fun opportunities for student to learn principles from design and mathematics while they explore digital fabrication process such as 3D modeling for 3D printing, laser cutting for…

September 29, 2018
DIY Adinkra Symbols with 3D Printing

Students create custom Adinkra symbols using a variety of different methods including low-tech art supplies and digital fabrication machines including a 3D printer and vinyl cutter. After completing the ELA…

September 29, 2018
Fab Checker Boards

This unit involves student learning, practice, and reinforcement of multiple fabrication skills and tools to create personalized checker boards. The student will practice and develop skills surrounding 3D printing, laser…

September 29, 2018
Mp3 Speakers

Students will be given an amplifier/speaker kit to assemble and solder. Students will also create a casing for this circuit system. This can be achieved by using the step-by-step tutorial…

September 29, 2018