Fab Lab SD Youth Programs

  • Posted On December 6, 2008
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School Year Internships

Fab Lab works with internship coordinators from Crawford High School and MET High School to allow yearlong (two days a week) learning opportunities for interested high school students. Three of these interns are in their second year at the Fab Lab. In thi...

  • Posted On May 4, 2009
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Fab Tag

Overview The Fab Tag application was developed at the Fab Lab San Diego as an easy-to-use interface for students, artists, programmers, hackers and teachers. Because of the visual and hands-on element to the program, Fab Tag has been useful in engaging mi...

  • Posted On June 21, 2009
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Youth-led GPS-GIS mapping at MTRP

In order to prepare and engage the next generation of San Diego decision makers in becoming empowered and civic-minded community members, the Fab Lab works to orient students toward applying the tools of the laboratory to researching, planning and proposi...

  • Posted On August 2, 2009
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Adaptive Technology

At the Fab Lab, we have had the opportunity to prototype several components designed to meet the specialized needs of people with physical limitations.  We have created ad-hock teams made up of Fab Lab community: student interns, designers, engineers and...

  • Posted On August 6, 2009
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Community Power Sculpture

In collaboration with Neighborhoods First, and through a LISC program grant, Crawford HS and City Heights/Colina Park students got creative while developing skills to aid them in educational and career pursuits. Students learned science, technology, engin...

  • Posted On August 22, 2009
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Summer Training Intensive

The Summer Training Intensive Program is designed to provide a stipend-supported opportunity for highly motivated learners. All the participants have come directly from outreach efforts or referrals made through partners we have worked with in these effor...

  • Posted On July 4, 2011
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Introduction to C++: Language Basics

This class introduces programming concepts to students, with no previous programming experience required, and will focus on learning to read and write programs in C++. The class will focus on in-class programming and participation. The class will move qui...

  • Posted On July 8, 2011
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DIY Robotics: Make Your Own Vehicle

In this class, participants will learn how to make how to make their own remote controlled vehicle. Students will learn how to modify RC cars to control them with a microcontroller and add personalized features, including wireless communications, autonomo...

  • Posted On August 2, 2011
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Create Wearable Electronics

FAB LAB partners with UCSD Extension K-12 College Exploration. July, Monday 11 to Friday 15, 2011 Learn about electronics and microcontrollers the fun way while making your t-shirt talk, your hat tell you the temperature, or your shoes light up with every...

UCSD Extension Summer 2011

Presented in partnership with UCSD Extension K-12 College Exploration. Creative Computing 101: Learning to Make Interactive Graphics with Code Learn about the basics of coding by exploring the Processing Development Environment. This project-based class w...

  • Posted On October 21, 2011
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SouthEast SD Youth Summer Program 2011

We offered FREE UCSD Extension accredited Pre-College courses at South Metro Career Center. These were free classes for Middle and High School students and the only requirement is that they are genuinely motivated to learn. Classes are beginner-friendly, ...

Holiday Digital Gift Design

Winter Break – Presented in partnership with UCSD Extension K-12 College Exploration. Make the coolest gifts and decorations for the holidays while learning about science and technology! Build your own blinking LED ornaments, wreaths, menorahs, lant...

Destination Zero Carbon

Destination Zero Carbon is a global consortium of education, clean energy technology, and participating sponsor companies that have joined forces to educate the global youth. The name implies that the global community needs to unite in the direction towar...

UCSD Extension Summer 2012

The Fab Lab pre-college Maker Learning programs for youth in middle and high school are presented in partnership with UCSD Extension College Exploration. These classes are based on the ‘Maker’ philosophy that the Fab Lab San Diego program has...

Spring Break STE[+a]M Programs

FabLab San Diego in partnership with UCSD San Diego Extension k-12 Education and La Jolla Country Day announces its Spring Break STE[+a]M Middle School Program. These classes are based on the ‘Maker’ philosophy that the Fab Lab San Diego progr...

Fab Lab Spring 2013 Programs

New this year for Spring 2013, Country Day is excited to offer courses in conjunction with UCSD and Fab Lab as part of the STE[+a]M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) program. These programs are hosted at LJCD, but students from any...