NELA ITS Event - MakerSpace Portsmouth, NH 6/6/14

Download the PPT presentation from NELA-ITS EVENT 6/6/14

Diary of an Evolving MakerSpace (Retinkering Libraries Blog - part of our IMLS Grant)

Links to great Maker related resources:

Resources for Schools and School Libraries

Related MakerSpaces - Not in Schools BUT Educational
University Library MakerSpaces

LINKS TO LEARNING RESOURCES

A semi-comprehensive list of online learning resources (including Khan Academy)

Resources for Hands-On Activities:

OVERVIEW DOCUMENTS:

Makey Makey Overview

Arduino Overview

3D Printer Revolution

3D Printer Training Sheet -Westport Library

Lego Mindstorms At A Glance

Lego Mindstorms - Review

TinkerCad - Getting Started

 


MAKEY MAKEY RESOURCES

 

 

 

 

Makey Makey website
http://www.makeymakey.com/

MIT Media Lab
http://web.media.mit.edu/~ericr/makeymakey/

Games that Can be Played with Makey Makey 1
http://makeymakey.com/howto.php

Classic Video Games - Use Makey Makey
http://www.classicgamesarcade.com/

Makey Makey Quick Start Guide - SparkFun
https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/makey-makey-quickstart-guide

Make Makey Music Examples Video
 


ARDUINO BOARD RESOURCES

 

Arduino Cheat Sheet
http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/arduino-cheatsheet-v-02b-523

Arduino Tutorial-Beginner
http://www.ecs.umass.edu/ece/m5/tutorials/arduino-starter-kit-tutorial-v02.pdf

Banzi, Marsono. Getting Started with Arduino. O'Reilly, CA. 2009. [Online, Jan 2014] http://quarknet.fnal.gov/fnal-uc/quarknet-summer-research/QNET2011/project_files/teacher_files/Getting_Started_with_Arduino.pdf

Borchers, Jan. Arduino in a Nutshell. Getting Started with Arduino
http://arduino.cc/en/Guide/HomePage

Instructables - Introduction to Arduino
http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/

Instructables: Quick and Easy Arduino Night Light.
http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Arduino-Nightlight/

**SparkFun Redboard SIK (SparkFun's Inventor's Kit) Guide

SparkFun Tutorials -- Learning the Basics about Electronics
https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials

Videos
(from Vladimir Mariano - cofounder of the Fairfield County Makers' Guild)

 

 

3D PRINTER RESOURCES

 

3D printers

Drupa. Evolution in Print. Dec. 2013. [Online: Jan 2014]
http://www.messe-duesseldorf.de/drupa2012_ca/media/10-3D-printing.pdf

Zara, Moheeb. 3D Printing Industry: Review of the Replicator2, Dec. 2013., [Online: Jan 2014] http://3dprintingindustry.com/2013/05/16/the-replicator-2-an-honest-overview-of-the-machine-and-the-experience/

Software - Design and 3D printer

Auto Desk 123
http://usa.autodesk.com/autodesk-123d/

AutoDesk 123 Design
http://www.123dapp.com/design#download

AutoDesk 123D Make
http://www.123dapp.com/make#download

AutoDesk 3D printer Utility (compatible with MakerBot)
http://apps.123dapp.com/3dprint/install.html

MakerWare for MakerBots http://www.makerbot.com/makerware/

TinkerCad   https://tinkercad.com/

 

 

LEGO MINDSTORMS

 

FAQs from Lego Website:
http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/support/faq/

Directions for Building the TRACKER3

EV3 USER GUIDE

Nathan. Rebrickable: What Can You Build. LEGO Review - 31313 Mindstorms EV3. Aug. 2013 [Online, Jan. 2014]
http://rebrickable.com/blog/2013/review-31313-mindstorms-ev3

Hutchinson, Lars. Review: Lego Mindstorms EV3 means giant robots, powerful computers. [Online: Ars Technica, Dec. 2013.] Jan. 2014.http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/08/review-lego-mindstorms-ev3-means-giant-robots-powerful-computers/