Links

The Maker Movement is worldwide and growing fast! The Internet has loads of information for all Makers from curious beginners to gadget kings. The following list of links represents just some of the resources available to Makers. We will be endeavouring to add to the list regularly, and keen to check out links to quality websites you may find and wish to share.

Make it @ your library                                                                                                                                             Make it logo
This site is brought to you in collaboration with Instructables and the American Library Association, and it is our
hope that through this site, libraries of all stripes and sizes will be able to experiment with maker projects.
http://makeitatyourlibrary.org/

Tinkercad                                                                                                                                                                                                                
With Tinkercad you can quickly turn your idea into a CAD model for a 3D printer – like ours!    tinkercad-logo-compact                                                                 
www.tinkercad.com

Autodesk 123D
For people who want to make things themselves, Autodesk 123D is free software integrated with content and fabrication services.
www.123dapp.com 123D_logo_footer

Adafruit Learning System
Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried. Her goal was to create
the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers
of all ages and skill levels.   http://learn.adafruit.com/    Adafruit logo

 

Code Academy codecademy_logo
A free website to help you learn HTML, C, Python, Ruby and lots more!  
www.codecademy.com

DIY
DIY is a community where young people become Makers. They discover new    DIY logo
skills, make projects in the real world, and share their work online to inspire and learn from each other.
https://diy.org/

Instructables Instructables logo
Site for project ideas and instructions. You can share yours, too.
www.instructables.com

Library Makers
Hands-on learning for all ages.
http://librarymakers.blogspot.ca/

Make make-logo
Website for Make Magazine and so much more.
http://makezine.com/

Making Thinking Happen
Exploring ideas at the intersection of design thinking and maker thinking.
http://makingthinkinghappen.wordpress.com/

MakerBot Thingiverse thingiverse-logo-2013
Thingiverse is a place for you to share your digital designs with the world.
http://www.thingiverse.com/

Scratch Scratch_Logo
Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art — and share your creations on the web.
http://scratch.mit.edu/

SparkFun SparkFun logo
SparkFun is an online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make electronics projects possible. SparkFun’s Department of Education, offers classes and online tutorials designed to help educate individuals in the wonderful world of embedded electronics.
www.sparkfun.com