Learning in the Making: Shapes in Nature
Using geometric shapes that occur in nature as inspiration, design and build a sound structure for your stuffed animal with paper dowels by following along with this activity video and […]
Learning in the Making: Music
Explore sound and vibration by making your own musical instruments with materials you have at home through this activity video and project guide.
Learning in the Making: Natural Paints
Learn to make paint pigments from natural materials with this activity video and project guide.
Learning in the Making: Observation Machines
Follow along with this activity video and project guide to make your own observation machine to help you look closely at and explore the complexity of the world around you.
Learning to Be Brave and Breathe: An Interview with Reyna Hamilton
In this interview, Maker Ed chats with Reyna Hamilton: a versatile educator, maker, and tinkerer; Manager of School Programs at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science; and guest host on […]
Lighthouse Creativity Lab Project Guides
This collection of 10 project guides offers vibrant snapshots of maker-centered learning in a formal K-12 school setting with cross-curricular, hands-on activity ideas.
Makerspace @ the Tech cookbook
This comprehensive handbook documents maker-centered programming and activities for a drop-in museum context and includes learning goals, materials lists, set-up, facilitation tips, and more!