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Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard.

Arduino Boards

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardwar

Cutting Edge Lasers

The laser cutter is probably the most versatile and convenient tool available for any  makerspace

3D Printer Innovation

Low cost, and do it yourself 3D printing is the cutting edge of the on demand, fast prototyping,

Education

Students looking to get involved at school don't have to look far.  Whether it’s a small project with a few friends or a graded assignment due,...

Public Makerspaces

Currently, makerspaces are taking off everywhere, there might even be one near you!  Some makerspaces operate under a mechanic where members pay...

Member Supported

Some makerspaces are supported by membership fees.  These are more common than free, public makerspaces so if you're looking for a makerspace near...

Spotlight

Appropriately nickednamed Headquarters, the Livingston Campus Hackerspace was once the post headquarters for Camp Kilmer during World War II.

At the 2012 White House Science Fair, Joey wowed the President by using a homemade cannon to send a marshmallow flying across the State Dining Room.

First Ever White House Maker Fair

The White House has announced its first ever White House Maker Faire, a new effort to provide even more students and entrepreneurs access to the tools, spaces, and mentors needed to bring their ideas to fruition. By democratizing the tools and skills necessary to design and make just about anything, Maker Faires and similar events can inspire more people to become entrepreneurs and to pursue careers in design, advanced manufacturing, and the related fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Making Possibilities Workshop May 15th

The Maker Education Initiative (“Maker Ed”) is delighted to host the first annual Making Possibilities Workshop for educators on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Intel’s Headquarters in Silicon Valley.  This day-long workshop will provide the opportunity for educators to explore various approaches to implementing making as a strategy to engage youth in science, technology, engineering, math, arts, and learning as a whole.

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What are Makerspaces?

Makerspaces (also known as Hackerspaces, Creative Spaces, Fab Labs, Makelabs and in California - Makerhoods), according to Wikipedia,  are open community labs where members with common interests (e.g., engineering, computer programming, inventing, graphic design, etc.) gather to share resources, knowledge, career networking and build new devices.  Generally, makerspaces are designed to meet the following needs:

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