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SparkTruck, how to put a makerspace on four wheels

sparktruck robot arm

What happens when a group of Stanford students decide it is time to give vent to their maker side? The answer that you least expect is of a tour on the road across the United States. It’s called SparkTruck and is a digital manufacturing workshop on four wheels equipped to build (almost) anything. The idea was initially named…
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How to turn a school into a Makerspace

makerspace playbook

In the schools of the future, giving each student a computer with Internet access won’t cut it. The real challenge is to add something else to blackboards and computers: laser cutting machines, milling machines and a series of Arduino microcontrollers. If you read the whole Mentor Makerspace program (MENTOR), it might sound a little far-fetched….
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