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Innovation Studio

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Emerging Technologies

As of June 1st, 2020 the Innovation Studio will be available by appointment only and will only be serving one patron at a time. Please schedule an appointment


Suggested Class Assignments

The Innovation Studio equipment is available to enhance the classroom experience. Here are suggestions for ways to use Innovation Studio equipment for assignments. If you have an idea or would like assistance in creating an assignment that incorporates the Innovation Studio, contact us.

Dept

Cricut

McCasland Recording Studio

Virtual Reality

Laser Cutter

3D Printer

Large Format Printer

Lego Mindstorms

Art

 

 

Create or display virtual art

Create cut or  engraved art

Create 3D art

Presentation posters

Print artwork on Canvas

 

Computer Science

 

Create animations or backdrops for programs

Create VR programs

 

 

Presentation posters

Practice basic coding

Teach robotics or STEM concepts

Design

Clothing designs

Paper dolls

Patterns

record a video of a clothing design

 

 

Create and print 3D furniture/ interior designs

Presentation posters

Blueprints

3D renderings 

 

Education

Bulletin board pieces

Record lessons

Develop curriculum for teaching a VR program

Create manipulatives to demonstrate concepts

Create 3D prints to demonstrate concepts in math/science etc.

Presentation posters

Practice teaching robotics or STEM concepts

Engineering

 

 

 

 

Create and print prototypes

Presentation posters

Create a robot

Exercise Science

 

Record proper techniques for specific exercises

Organon3D – study the movement of a specific body part

 

 

Presentation posters

 

History

 

Advertise a product from an historical perspective

Record podcast episodes

View and examine historical sights

 

Create and print historical equipment

Presentation posters

 

Journalism

 

Record interviews, podcast episodes

 

 

 

Presentation posters

 

Marketing

Test folded box designs on paper first

Record commercials

 

Design and print promotional items 

Create and print promotional items 

Presentation posters

Create sample marketing poster/billboard

 

Mass Comm

 

Record commercial or news segment

 

 

 

Presentation Posters

 

Nursing

 

Film instructional segments, such as how to take blood pressure

Organon3D to analyze bodily systems

 

Create and print realistic anatomy or medical devices

 

Presentation Posters

 

Theatre

 

Record auditions, short plays, movie segments

 

Design and print small props

Create and print small props

Presentation posters

Print signs or displays for sets