MAKING EngineersReference ID: P2030
MAKING engineers requires providing students with opportunities to MAKE
connections with workforce skills, math concepts, science concepts and a
MAKER'S mentality. Join us for a hands-on look into classroom MAKER spaces and
MAKER projects designed to prepare all students for a technical future!
MAKE It Introduction
Rule #1: "I Don't Know" are the 3 most empowering words you can say to a student if they are followed by "Let's find out"
Rule #2: You must admit that you are not the smartest person in the room - and that's okay.
Rule #3: You are no longer the giver of knowledge but must be the giver of OPPORTUNITY.
STEM Lab Make DescriptionsHere are the descriptions for each of the four STEM Lab categories including the equipment in each lab box
STEM Lab InfographicThe complexity of the STEM Lab wrapped up in one graphic
Pathways OverviewThrough Pathways to a Technical Future (Pathways), we strive to provide opportunities for students to achieve knowledge, practical skills, expertise...
NPPD Electric Utility Careers-EngineerA nice video from an engineer working at Gerald Gentleman Station
MAKE It: Techniques not just Tools
Making is more about a mentality than it is about what tools you have.
The Maker's MentalityWhatever you do Make it YOU
#1 - Figuring it out is an EMPLOYABLE Skill
#2 - Celebrate your FAILURES
#3 - TECHNIQUES turn into SKILLS
#4 - Share. Share. Share. Open Sourced Learning helps everyone.
STEM Lab Shopping GuideHere are the links to the resources included in NPPD's STEM Connections Lab
MAKER ResourcesHere are a few of the sites that we utilize when we MAKE!
|STEM Connection Lab|
|Item Name||URL||Unit Cost||Number of Units||Total Estimated Cost||Actual Cost||Questions/Comments|
|Afinia H800 3d Printer||$1899.00||2||$3,798.00||$3,843.00||Received|
|Sparkfun Inventors Kit Lab Pack||https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13109||$1,100.00||1||$1,100.00||$0.00||Previously Purchased|
|Carvey CNC mill||$1999.00||1||$1,999.00||$2,267.98||Ordered 10/30/15|
|SEEK Thermal XR for iOS||$299.00||4||$1,196.00||$1,196.00||Received|
|Smart Home Kit||http://www.scientificsonline.com/product/smart-home-kit||$249.00||4||$996.00||$1,025.95||Received / added an additional Photon kit from sparkfun|
|Bare Conductive Classroom Pack||https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12628||$104.95||2||$209.90||>>||received / Not worth the money|
|Lilly Pad lab Pack||https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11762||$600.00||1||$600.00||>>||received|
|Sparkfun Sensor Kit||https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12797||$139.95||2||$279.90||>>||Received|
|Raspberry Pi Starter Kit||$129.99||4||$519.96||$524.96||Received|
|Roland GX-24 Vinyl Cutter||$1295.00||1||$1,295.00||$1,750.73||Received / would just get a smaller version for a new lab|
|Windows Laptops||— Defer to IT Department for Purchasing —||$800.00||8||$6,400.00||$4,400.00||Received|
|CeenBot||$339.00||4||$1,356.00||$848.68||Received / after a few months replaced with mBots|
|Double Mobility Robot||$3000.00||1||$3,000.00||$3,650.11||Received|
|iPad Air 2||$499.00||4||$1,996.00||$1,996.00||Received|
|6x8’ Cargo Trailer||— Defer to Fleet for Purchasing —||$4000.00||1||$4,000.00||$3,199.00||Received|
|Additional equipment||— power strips, aligator clips, containers etc.||$2500.00||1||$2,500.00||$2,987.00||Received|
|Voxel8 3d printer with conductivity||$9000.00||1||$9,000.00||CANCELED||Cancled|