The New Shop Class

The New Shop Class

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The New Shop Class connects the worlds of the maker and hacker with that of the scientist and engineer. If you are a parent or educator or a budding maker yourself, and you feel overwhelmed with all of the possible technologies, this book will get you started with clear discussions of what open source technologies like 3D printers, Arduinos, robots and wearable tech can really do in the right hands. Written by real qrocket scientistq Joan Horvath, author of Mastering 3D Printing, and 3D printing expert Rich Cameron (AKA whosawhatsis), The New Shop Class is a friendly, down-to-earth chat about how hands-on making things can lead to a science career. Get practical suggestions about how to use technologies like 3D printing, Arduino, and simple electronics Learn how to stay a step ahead of the young makers in your life and how to encourage them in maker activities Discover how engineers and scientists got their start, and how their mindsets mirror that of the maker What youa€™ll learn What all of the big qmakerq technologies are, what they can do, and how to get more information Why scientists, citizen scientists, and makers do what they do -- and how they do what they do Why breaking things is as important as making things How portrayals of science differ from the real world How to encourage the young scientists and makers in your life, or become one yourself What scientists and makers can learn from each other Who this book is for Aspiring scientists, makers, teachers, students, and anyone who wants a guide to the vast and expanding world of makers and their tools and inventions. Table of Contents Front Matter: Featuring a Foreword by Coco Kaleel, Mosa Kaleel, and Nancy Kaleel Part 1. The Technologies Chapter 1. 21st Century Shop Teacher Chapter 2. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Programming Physical Things Chapter 3. 3D Printing Chapter 4. Robots, Drones, and Other Things that Move Part 2. Applications and Communities Chapter 5. Makerspaces and Hackerspaces Chapter 6. Citizen Science and Open Source Labs Chapter 7. Cosplay, Wearable Tech and the Internet of Things Chapter 8. Circuits and Programming for Kids Chapter 9. Open Source Mindset and Community Chapter 10. Creating Female Makers Chapter 11. Making at a Community College and Beyond Part 3. How Scientists Get Started Chapter 12. Becoming a Scientist Chapter 13. How Do Scientists Think? Chapter 14. What Do Scientists Do All Day? Part 4. Tying It All Together Chapter 15. Learning by Iterating Chapter 16. Learning Science by Making Chapter 17. What Scientists Can Learn from Makers Appendix: LinksChapter 10 discusses the all-girls Castelleja Schoola#39;s ambitious making program and how its space evolved. ... Some 3D printing projects have included individual projects by the kids, who like to make tablet or phone stands or cases.

Title:The New Shop Class
Author:Joan Horvath, Rich Cameron
Publisher:Apress - 2015-05-05


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