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  • The “Einstein”
    Have your heard about the recent discovery of a new shape? The “Einstein” is a 13-sided aperiodic monotile that is creating quite the buzz.  A 3D design is available on Thingiverse and we have been printing them out in the Makerspace. The pieces are fun and relaxing to arrange and re-arrange. Drop by the Makerspace… Read more: The “Einstein”
  • Cricuit in the Classroom
    The Cricut, an electronic cutting machine, has multiple uses. The latest project we piloted was creating jigsaw puzzles in collaboration with Professor Christine Wong. Dr. Wong designed the puzzle to support student learning in cholesterol conversation in HLTD20. The Cricut machine was able to cut the puzzle on light weight chipboard.
  • More than just building a robot 
    The Library’s Makerspace program “You Can Build a Robot!” is a wonderful informal learning opportunity for participants on many levels. Program participants will develop competencies in 3D printing, microcontrollers and programming basics within a supportive learning community. However, more than just the gains in technical skills, participants will develop confidence in their abilities to tackle… Read more: More than just building a robot 
  • Small Gestures of Welcome
    The Makerspace has been utilizing its Cricut machine and 3D printers to create stickers and 3D printed key chains to welcome everyone back to campus. These items have been distributed through the various orientation events. As many maybe feeling a little overwhelmed or anxious at the beginning of a new semester a small token of… Read more: Small Gestures of Welcome
  • The Maker Mindset. What is this and why is it important for our learners?
    Sarah Nagle, Creation and Innovation Service Librarian at Miami University, explains in a short video how a maker mindset is a shift of thinking away from consuming to creating. This shift helps engage learners with concepts such as design sensitivity and failure positivity, while honing interdisciplinary soft skills like decision making and fluency of ideas. If you… Read more: The Maker Mindset. What is this and why is it important for our learners?

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