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Workshops

  • All workshops are in the Kenan Science Library, G301 Venable Hall, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Registration is only required for the events indicated.
  • Suggest other topics by emailing us, KenanMakerspace@unc.edu

For more events, see also:
BeAM workshops in Murray Hall and Hanes Art Center
University Libraries Research Hub Calendar

Summer 2017

3D Design and Printing

Interested in 3D printing but don’t know where to start? Come learn about some tools that will help you bring your ideas to the physical world, and start designing with Tinkercad. Note: please bring a laptop computer and mouse to this workshop.

  • May 25, noon-1 p.m.
  • June 7, noon-1 p.m.
  • June 20, noon-1 p.m.
  • July 6, noon-1 p.m.
  • July 18, noon-1 p.m.
  • August 2, noon-1 p.m.

Electronics Workshops

Simple circuits:

Learn the basics of making electrical circuits to bring energy to your projects.

  • May 31, noon-1 p.m.
  • June 13, noon-1 p.m.
  • July 26, noon-1 p.m.

Beginning Arduino:

Get started with Arduino, an open-source electronic development board useful for many fun and practical applications. Note: please bring a laptop computer to this workshop, and install the latest version of the Arduino software.

  • July 12, noon-1 p.m.
  • August 8, noon-1 p.m

3D  Imaging with the NextEngine scanner:

learn to create a high-definition 3D scan of a real-world object using our NextEngine

  • May 30, noon-1 p.m.
  • July 19, noon-1 p.m.

3D Imaging with Agisoft PhotoScan:

learn to create 3D images from a series of photographs using a regular camera and PhotoScan software

  • June 14, noon-1:30 p.m.
  • July 25, noon-1:30 p.m.

Design Thinking:

Learn to draw upon logic, imagination, intuition, and systemic reasoning to create innovative solutions to complex problems.