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Project Resources


Welcome to the PROJECT RESOURCES Page

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Getting Help with Producing a Prototype

Find a Fab Lab      FAB LAB locator -

"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. "

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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



Get Help building your own Prototyping Lab 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.


Take a look at these examples  and then post your own

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FREE Project support Software for Classrooms

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"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 -

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...