EQUIPMENT & DIGITAL TOOLS

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3D Modeling

Tinkercad, OnShape or Fusion 360 - free online tools

Grade 9 starting Tinkercad during Semester 2

Structured Programming & AP CS A starting Tinkercad in Semester 2

3D Printing

We have two small 3D printers in G105 mobile makerspace

We have three Flashforge Dreamers in D104 (moving to CREATESpace in January)

2D Design

Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator (2018) are available; Inkscape free online

Grade 9 trained in Photoshop in September/October

Animation

Adobe Animate (2018) is loaded on our desktop PCs.

Web Development

HTML, CSS, and Javascript plus Glitch.com

Grade 9 started in November

Structured Programming started in October

Programming

Programming with C++ or Java.

Structured Programming is focused on C++

APCS A is focused on Java

Hand-crafted items in the CREATESpace created by our ladies at the inaugural week of Girls Do...

Circuit Playground

Learn electronics with an all-in-one board that has sensors and LEDs built in! Circuit Playground is here, and it's an awesome way to practice programming on real hardware.

LittleBits & Arduino

LITTLEBITS | A hands-on learning system of electronic building blocks that allows students of all ages to create with technology. Our snap-together Bits are easy to use and simple to understand.


ARDUINO | Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino senses the environment by receiving inputs from many sensors, and affects its surroundings by controlling lights, motors, and other actuators.

Jewelry and Glass Fusing

We are looking for ways to incorporate tools and equipment for entry-level jewelry design and glass art, fusing and slumping.

Leather Working Supplies

Tools and punches to create with leather.

Crafting Supplies

Glue guns, remnants, bling, ribbon, fancy paper, cardboard, random findings

Sewing Machine

An oldie but a goodie...super sturdy and ready to go for a run

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ABM Button Machines

We now have both a 1.5 inch and a 2.25 inch button making system available

PENDING FUNDING: Epilog Zing 24 30W Laser Printer

We are in hot pursuit of grants and donations to fund a brand new laser printer

Robotics

Welcome "Dragon Effect" FIRST robotic "Rookie" team # 8212 at Foothill Tech HS

We also have 5 LocoExtreme robots to program and play with (Java)

We have 5 LocoDrones (C++) on order for spring 2020

Summer 2020 - Mini Studio

LinkedIn Learning inspires future creation of mini-video production studio in CREATESpace FTH

Digital Video Production

Conversion of office into functioning mini-studio ( inspired by LinkedIn Learning, Carpinteria )

Sound Engineering

Sound recording and engineering equipment to create professional level videos

Instruction Video Production Studio

Allowing partnership of content author and director/producer/sound engineer teams

Digital Mini-Teleprompter Equipment

Allowing for scripted live action video production

Interchangeable Backdrops and Green Screen

Ability to swap out backgrounds based on need within the production

Soundproofing

Creation of whisper booth-type mini-studio for video recording and podcast production