07 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – MakerMeetIE – ROCKETS, ROBOTS & MARBLES!

MakerMeetIE – ROCKETS, ROBOTS & MARBLES! What is MakerMeetIE? With an emphasis on learning by making, MakerMeetIE aims to help teachers to bring MakerSpaces into their classrooms and to help students explore the fun of working together. We use science, technology, engineering, art and maths to work together to make cool stuff – what could … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – MakerMeetIE – ROCKETS, ROBOTS & MARBLES!
05 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Planet Zebunar

Planet Zebunar – Dr. Norah Patten Planet Zebunar is an exciting, educational series of products designed to inspire the next generation of engineers, astronauts, scientists and innovators. We have integrated offline and online elements to engage the different ways that children play and learn. Planet Zebunar is set in a galaxy far, far away with the … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Planet Zebunar
04 Jul 2017

Meet the Maker – Roboslam and Breadboard Games

Roboslam and Breadboard Games RoboSlam is a robot-building workshop for beginners, which we have been running in a variety of settings for the last couple years. Our workshops are staffed entirely by volunteers, mostly staff and students from the Dublin Institute of Technology, and our aim is to introduce people to programming, electronics and robotics … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Roboslam and Breadboard Games
30 Jun 2017

Meet the Maker – PaperPetShop

PaperPetShop Ever wished for a pet winged monkey or a pet shark? These Paper-Craft Pet templates enable people to create their own Paper Pets. This is a fun and interesting way to get children and adults making large 3D models quickly. I’m Brian founder and owner of PaperPetShop. I make paper craft templates for people … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – PaperPetShop
26 Jun 2017

Meet the Maker – The Brickx Club

BRICKXOLOGY by the Brickx Club Creativity and innovation and fun! We are going around the country with a van full of Lego® Bricks doing brick building workshops for children of all ages and abilities. Adults can join in too.  We have themes and challenges to suit all ages and hundreds of minifigs to create your … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – The Brickx Club
15 Jun 2017

Meet the Maker – South East Makerspace

South East Makerspace The South East Makerspace is based in Waterford City (Est. 2013). We are a club with access to a shared workspace where creative practitioners can meet to work on individual or group projects while sharing knowledge, ideas and equipment. This year at Dublin Maker we hope to show some of the following … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – South East Makerspace
22 Jul 2016

Meet the Maker – WildAREness Project

The WildAREness Project Orla Farrell always had a dream of growing a gigantic forest since she heard in school when she was 6 that Ireland was the worst in Europe for tree cover. She was hoping that some day, she would win the lotto and then buy an enormous bit of land, a few counties … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – WildAREness Project
22 Jul 2016

Meet the Maker – Wood Turning

Why Do I Make Things?   I’m in the process of making a bowl at the moment. My mother wants a salad bowl for summer. Its 30 degrees and I’m working in my workshop with power sanders and protective gear on. I would buy her a bowl for 20 euro. It would be a nice … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Wood Turning
20 Jul 2016

Meet the Maker – Arckit

Meet the Maker – Arckit As an architect, I’ve always valued the ‘working model’ as a way to explore ideas and communicate these to clients. However, in recent years it has become more difficult to use this traditional method of design due to time and cost restraints. That’s when I began working on an idea … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – Arckit
20 Jul 2016

Meet the Maker – STEAM Room

STEAM Room – Lacken National School I first came across the STEM concept while visiting my daughter on the Gold Coast in 2013. I liked the idea  teaching four areas as one subject. A seed was set and on returning to my own school I came up with the idea of a STEAM Room. I … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – STEAM Room