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BatLab Makerspace: Beginner

The new ACC Library BatLab is a pop-up makerspace for all ACC students, faculty and staff.

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Paper Circuits

Paper Circuits

Come make a work of art! Make your masterpiece light up and sparkle with LEDs.  We'll teach you how to create basic circuits and step up your artistic game! Unlock new potential with our digital cutting machine!

 

 

Pixel Art

Pixel Art 

Take Digital Pixel Art to a new level and create a real-world Pixel Art project with our fuse beads! Use one of our patterns, find one online, or create your own!  There are many ways to create Pixel Art!   You can use graph paper (we have some!), an Excel Document, an online image pixelator, Photoshop, or online pixel drawing software.  Once you've mastered the basics, take your projects to new heights by adding technology and by making 3D creations!

Listed below are some online resources. 

https://www.pixilart.com/draw

https://www.piskelapp.com/

 

Dioramas

Dioramas

Build exciting mini-scenes using an assortment of materials!  Experiment with visual design elements to explore themes from the cute to the macabre. Learn how simple circuits can make your mini-world shine! 

 

Ozobots

Ozobots

Learn coding basics with color sensing Ozobots.  Use markers to create a path for Ozobots to follow and change their behaviors based on color coded sequences. 

 

 

Little Bits & Circuit Blocks

Little Bits & Circuit Blocks

Want to learn more about how circuits work?  These circuit modules are a great way to experiment with different types of circuits and basic electronic components. 

"Taller para ninos de littleBits" By Lisa George pour Ultra-lab CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

 


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