Exploration Point!

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Exploration Point! is a makerspace and digital media lab which offers everyone from preschoolers to adults the opportunity to engage with technology and bring their ideas to life.  Explore hands-on experiences in the areas of 3D design and printing, digital media creation, robotics, game development, and programming in a self-guided learning environment.  What will you create?

3d printed and painted bird 3d printed abacus 3d printed Robot 3d scan of a bust of Presiden Ronald Reagan 3d scan of a bobble head3d scan of a someone head

Located in the Eldersburg Branch, Exploration Point! is open for scheduled programs and open access times.  Drop in for self-guided use of any of the makerspace resources on a first-come, first-served basis during Independent Exploration Time. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to work with children 12 and under to explore their interests and projects. 

Check Currents, the Calendar of Events, or the Exploration Point! calendar for more information.

 

Exploration Point! offers:

Equipment:

LulzBot Mini 3D Printer
DAVID SLS-2 3D scanner with turntable
Sprout by HP with turntable
Green screen
Dell laptops
Display TV
LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3
Sphero
Snap circuits
Microscope
Kodo Baby Swiss Cheese Towers and Discovery Ramps
KIBO robot
Cubetto
Epilog Zing 24 - 40 watts Laser Engraver/Cutter

Software:

Adobe Creative Cloud
SketchUp Free, Tinkercad, Blender, and Meshmixer
David 4
Cura LulzBot Edition
GIMP and Inkscape
Unity 2018 Personal
Arduino
Python
Scratch
Minecraft Edu and Roblox
Audacity
Kerbal Space Program Edu
Sonic Pi