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Our Makerspace

The lower level of the Q Lab is our Makerspace, outfitted with two laser cutters, several 3D printers, and a variety of tools for creators. Upstairs, there is a fully-equipped, ...
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School Maker Faire

After years of bringing our innovations to Maker Faires in Oakland and San Mateo, we now have our own Maker Faire (we also have a Science Fair, but that's another ...
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Barbie Bungee

"When will I ever use this?" Is a common cry from middle schoolers. This project gives them the chance to apply the skills they learn in the classroom in an ...
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Student projects at the Synchrotron

Students learn how electrons could be bent to create detailed X-rays of microscopic surfaces. These scans can be used to 3D print the objects. Through this, students have learned what ...
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Fish Mummies

Mummies are a well known part of history. Students learn how to preserve a fish using baking soda, and observe the mummification process as it happens over the course of ...
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Science Fair

The Science Fair is a time for students to explore something they are interested in. They create their own project, and can use tools such as our 3D printers and ...
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Cardboard Arcade

Inspired by Caine’s Arcade, teams of students create their own games powered by Cardboard, aluminum foil, a Makey Makey, and a lot of duct tape. Then they get the chance to ...
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Events for the Community

In 2013, Maker Club eagerly awaited acceptance to our first mini-maker faire. Since then, we have regularly attended the Bay Area Maker Faire, East Bay Mini-Maker Faire, Bay Area Science ...
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Student Leadership

In Maker Club, student leaders are involved in all aspects of the club: curriculum planning, materials acquisition, event applications, and documentation. In our extracurricular events, students take the lead in ...
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