Movers & Makers

Bring maker tools to underserved communities so students can become inventors, creating solutions to problems in their everyday lives.

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One type of authentic STEM experience would empower students to take on the role of engineer/inventor within a socially-relevant and personally-meaningful context. Makerspaces allow such an experience by providing tools and support for students to make their own inventions tangible, but geographical location can be prohibitively remote and makerspaces typically appeal to white adult males (females and racial/ethnic minorities are predominantly drawn to STEM experiences with a clear social impact). 

Movers & Makers will be a mobile makerspace that brings tools for making and building to students in underserved communities, enabling them to become user innovators where they are empowered to devise solutions to social problems encountered in their everyday lives.

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