Learn how to set up and run a Maker Lab safely 

Welcome to Maker Labs. Below we cover all safety in a Maker Lab as well as common tools and equipment you may use. We have projects that encompass a variety of technical education disciplines, and design challenges to test what you know. Whether you're an educator, student, or tech enthusiast, join us in this creative journey through the technology classroom.

Prioritizing technology classroom safety, educators and institutions create an environment where students can explore, experiment, and learn with confidence, knowing that their well-being is safeguarded. Through a combination of physical precautions, responsible internet usage, and inclusive practices, technology classrooms can truly become spaces of both innovation and security.

A wide array of tools can be found in a technology classroom, catering to diverse disciplines such as electronics, programming, woodworking, robotics, and more. These tools enable students to explore concepts, experiment with prototypes, and gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter. The tool box covers a variety of tools, their use, and their individual safety considerations.

Maker Projects is the go-to repository for diverse and multidisciplinary creations! From detailed step-by-step tutorials and video guides to project blueprints and source code repositories, Maker Projects provides comprehensive resources to support your creative endeavors. Discover fascinating projects, learn new techniques, and gain insights from the experiences of fellow makers who have tackled similar challenges.

Get ready to stretch your creative muscles with our Maker Lessons Design Challenges. These engaging projects present exciting opportunities to apply your tech knowledge and design skills, fostering innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving in a hands-on learning environment.


Creating a new Maker Lab classroom involves careful planning and implementation of various elements to provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment. Here is a summary of the key considerations:

Creating a new Maker Lab classroom requires a holistic approach that emphasizes active learning, technology integration, hands-on experiences, and collaboration. By considering the design of the physical space, the availability of equipment and resources, the development of a robust curriculum, and ongoing professional development, educators can create a dynamic and engaging STEM environment that inspires students to explore, inquire, and excel in the STEM disciplines.