"The maker movement, is the umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers. A convergence of computer hackers and traditional artisans,... with open-source learning, contemporary design and powerful personal technology like 3-D printers. The creations, born in cluttered local workshops and bedroom offices, stir the imaginations of consumers..."
"The simple answer is you make things. Things that you are curious about. Things that spring from your imagination. Things that inspire you and things that you admire. The informal, playful atmosphere allows learning to unfold, rather than conform to a rigid agenda. Making, rather than consuming is the focus. It is craft, engineering, technology and wonder-driven.”
"When kids are building with blocks and Legos, they're using spatial reasoning skills," says Amy Shelton, a cognitive psychologist and director of research at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. "These skills not only have a relationship to academics, but to the fields you might gravitate to, and where you're going to excel."
'STEM' stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Robotics are fun & educational - the best way for kids to engage in hands-on learning.
EV3 is the best robotics platform for children and hobbysist.
Dremel tools can be used for cutting, grinding, sanding, buffing and shaping materials such as wood, laminate, ceramic and metal.
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There are many good resources available to help you ideas and projetcs to make with electronics. . But once you find the right project, how do you bring it into reality?
We have all the tools, instruments & components to design, build electronics and make real life projects. The supporting eco-system is essential to learn and make with electronics.