Starting a Makerspace

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At makerspaces, makers of all kinds share tools and knowledge to help each other complete projects. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn how to start their own makerspaces. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.



  • Lexile® Measure: 740
  • Guided Reading Level: M

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • What Is a Maker?
  • What Do Makers Do?
  • How Do Makers Work Together?
  • What Is a Makerspace?
  • What Does a Makerspace Look Like?
  • How to Start a Makerspace
  • What to Put in Your Makerspace
  • Running a Makerspace
  • Inviting Other Makers
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Pam Williams


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