Innovation Portal

Project Resources

Preview

Welcome to the PROJECT RESOURCES Page

See other resources in the Learning Center on:   Scored Examples  -  Tutorials  -  Best Practices  -  Project Resources  -  Intellectual Property  -  Get Connected

portal stripe.jpg
fablab-logo.jpg

Getting Help with Producing a Prototype

Find a Fab Lab      FAB LAB locator - http://www.fabfoundation.org/fab-labs/

"Our mission is to provide access to the tools, the knowledge and the financial means to educate, innovate and invent using technology and digital fabrication to allow anyone to make (almost) anything,..."

First and foremost, public access to the Fab Lab is essential.  A Fab Lab is about democratizing access to the tools for personal expression and invention.  So a Fab Lab must be open to the public for free or in-kind service/barter at least part of the time each week, that’s essential. "

Chevron Logo chevron human energy logo.png

See how a teacher and her class connect with a local Fab Lab

A middle school class uses a Fab Lab in Bakersfield,  CA to build their designs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iF7pirlAuc&feature=youtu.be

fablab-logo.jpg

____________________________________________________________________________________

Get Help building your own Prototyping Lab

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on our site, and you can give any amount to the project that most inspires you.   http://www.donorschoose.org/

DonorsChoose-org-logo.jpg

Take a look at these examples  and then post your own

Donors Choose graphic 2.png
Donors Choose Graphic 1.png

__________________________________________________________________________________

FREE Project support Software for Classrooms

Autodesk free software.jpg

"Students, teachers and academic institutions worldwide are eligible for free* access to Autodesk software. Yes, free. We genuinely believe in education."   Click this link to learn more -  http://www.autodesk.com/education/home

Students use  tools like these to model their ideas,  create drawings to be printed on #D printers, test their designs using the software and more...

IP_Icon.png