FabLab has a number of STEAM resources for educators including digital rapid prototyping, electronics, art, design, engineering and have designed Arduino kits to teach kids about circuits and provide an introduction into coding.
We provide a series of hands-on STEAM camps for youth (ages 8-15) to visualize and engineer their ideas and provide practical skills that can be implemented in rapidly developing technology industries.
These kits are great to learn the basics to building circuits using and Arduino board. The introduce coding and allow you to design your own character. Each kit contains a servo that moves the head left and right.
We provide training on equipment, software, and programming to implement in a classroom environment. We are involved with the Career and Technical Development Education program at Tacoma and Clover Park School Districts.
Free Monthly Cultural Heritage Club highlighting the heritage and history of African Americans. Learn about the rich and influential history of African culture through art and science. This Club unifies the past and present, allowing participants to use CNC technology and design skills while exploring the wealth of African ancestral craftsmanship. This club is
Fablab Nonprofit proudly partners with Tacoma Creates and the YMCA to provide after school STEAM learning opportunities to Tacoma School District students at Baker, Stewart, and Truman Middle Schools. We provided after school programs in beginning coding with Microbits, Python programing, 3D modeling and printing. In addition, we coordinated with the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Fablab Nonprofit facilitates Girls who Code clubs at Fablab Tacoma Makerspace. Girls Who Code is a free club available to girls from 3rd-12th grade. GWC encourages sisterhood and participation in STEM. Clubs are led by women in technology fields who are excited to share their skills with girls involved in STEM education. Fablab is
Tacoma Neighborhood Postcard Project 2019 was a micro engagement project supported by an innovation grant from the City of Tacoma and New Tacoma Neighborhood Council that connected Tacoma and Pierce County residents. Local artists presented artwork that was then laser cut into stamps. Residents then stamped and decorated postcards before writing messages stating what they