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Some Tinkering Resources

Tinkering Fundamentals: an online course
https://www.coursera.org/course/tinkering

An online course designed to help educators develop a practice of tinkering and making. This 6 week course has been developed and presented by the creators of the Tinkering Studio at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.

The Art of Tinkering: a book
https://transaction.exploratorium.edu/store/art-tinkering

If you bought one book on tinkering, this should be it. It is filled with inspiring ideas and potential projects with wonderful examples from arts, designers, engineers and scientists from around the world. Truly wonderful.


Understanding Tinkering & Making: a tool kit
http://alpha.projectmash.org/groups/tinkering-making

This toolkit designed by The Exploratory in Los Angeles is a great place to learn more about how tinkering and making can be brought into the classroom.

Design|Make|Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators: a book
Available on Amazon

Margaret Honey and David E. Kanter collect articles and chapters written by some of the most forward-thinking minds in the maker movement. These articles plot a roadmap of how to merge the maker movement with education.

 
 
 
 
     
 


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