The Avalon Makerspace held its grand opening Wednesday, making it the 41st location of its kind in Newfoundland and Labrador.
In a partnership between Brilliant Labs and the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, the building will host teachers, students and community groups who want to learn about the world of technology and design.
“It gives kids an opportunity to get hands-on and experiential, and solve real-world problems with new technologies,” said Jeff Willson, executive director of Brilliant Labs, a group that aims to develop community spaces for digital learning.
A Makerspace is a place where people can learn to use 3D printers, robotics, and other kinds of technology to design and create physical objects. Brilliant…