Summer Programming with The Spark

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Summer Programming Classes with The Spark This summer The Spark Makerspace at The University of North Texas Libraries is offering online programming classes. The classes are designed to improve digital fluency for our students through game design and programming, with a focus for individuals with no or very limited programming experience. For more information go… Read more »

From Factory to The Spark

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Makerspace enthusiast! We are excited to share with you some of the changes in the works for the Makerspace! Our physical space is under construction with the Libraries at this time. So we will share updates on the physical changes over time as we begin to morph in to the new layout. However in the… Read more »

LEGO Mindstorm Robotics

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The Factory has a large array of robotics for all ages. Today, I’m going to touch on our Lego Mindstorms Kits. The recommendation age range is 10+ but it can be a good introduction to people who may not know as much in construction or coding. The construction part is straight forward since it is… Read more »

Serger or Overlock Machine?!?

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    Did you know? Overlock stitching was invented by the Merrow Machine Company in 1881. J. Makens Merrow and his son Joseph Merrow, who owned a knitting mill established in Connecticut in 1838 and designed the first overlock machine in 1889. In the United States the term “overlocker” has largely been replaced by “serger” but in other parts of… Read more »

Makerspace 2020

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  Hello Makerspace friends! Although the makerspace physical locations are closed right now, we are working to be available online to help you if you need us! So if you need a consultation that we can do via zoom we will! If you have a question or need a virtual consultation please send us a… Read more »