UCR Extension Offers New Series of STEM Workshops Based on the Makerspace Ideology

UCR Extension Offers New Series of STEM Workshops Based on the Makerspace Ideology

Join the ‘Maker Movement’ for hands-on learning the Makerspace way.

A new series of Saturday morning workshops based on the makerspace ideology are being offered at the UCR Extension Center. Eager learners in grades 3-8 will participate in projects such as green screen technology, breaker space, digital storytelling, stop-motion animation, robotics, coding, engineering, and more. STEM Saturdays meet on the first Saturdays of February, March, April, and May from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Parents may choose to drop their children off, or they can stay to join in on the learning fun!

What is “makerspace?” To put it simply, it’s DIY meets education.

Educator, blogger, and best-selling author, Laura Fleming, describes makerspace as “a place where young…

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