Maker Classroom

Create your Makerspace with $ Projects:

  1. Begin creating your materials list for 1-2 Maker projects that will occur in your classroom in the fall (Trimester/Semester 1). Create a floor plan of where this may occur in your classroom or be creative and do it outside! Fresh Air breathes creativity
    1. Ideas: keep it small-start with yourself. What is your favorite hobby/activity?
      1. Cardboard Rube Goldberg contraption (just cool!)
      2. Popsicle stick trebuchet (Physics lesson)
      3. Make your own butter (need bread for spreading’ on!) (Chemistry)
      4. Scratch Gaming Project (Writing/Math)
  1. Create/Add project lesson plan to Google Classroom/Drive as assignments (1 to 2 to start)
  1. Begin wish list and longer term project list for year: start small- 1 Maker project a month and create a donors choose fundraising campaign if your materials list is $$$$: Now the Money: http://www.donorschoose.org/ if fundraising for kits. Or http://www.raft.net/
    1. Get free Science gear from Google: goo.gl/dMhwP4
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