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Arlington ISD Returns With Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 21, 2020
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Foster Librarian Andrea Garza-Santos Shows Us How Chemical Reactions Work In The Makerspace Activity of the Week This week’s makerspace activity comes from Foster Elementary librarian Andrea Garza-Santos. It’s a fizzy, colorful rainbow science experiment! Children will get a kick out of exploring this chemical change with baking soda and vinegar. Ask children what happens…

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Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami

May 14, 2020
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Get Creative With Arlington ISD’s Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami  This week’s makerspace activity comes from Arlington High School librarian Maryjane O’Halloran-Beane. She’ll introduce you to the fun Japanese art of origami.  Origami is from Japanese culture. Ori means folding, and kami means paper, so it is the art of paper folding. Origami is…

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Arlington ISD Returns With The Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 7, 2020
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Makerspace Activity Of The Week Uses STEM To Spark Creativity This week’s makerspace activities come from Butler Elementary librarian Tamara Jackson. She has a collection of fun little projects that you can do at home. Scroll down to get started. For more makerspace activities, check out these ideas from other Arlington ISD librarians: Make Butterflies (Rosana…

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Makerspace Activity of the Week

April 30, 2020
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Makerspace Challenges You To Use Your Design Skills This week’s makerspace activity comes from Shackelford librarian Alicia Vandenbroek. Her “Design it Challenge” encourages you to identify a problem where you live and develop a solution for it. You can use a computer or whatever materials you have at home, but you’ll definitely have to use…

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