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Innovation Station visits RMS
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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Innovation Station

Innovation Station, the mobile makerspace of Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University,visited Randleman Middle School 8th graders on Tuesday, March 12th. 

What is Innovation Station?

Innovation Station is a 41-foot long, 8.5-foot wide, 12.5-foot high mobile science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lab and makerspace. Inside are 15 workstations, including one wheelchair-accessible desk. The exterior of the vehicle is equipped with a 20-foot awning, an interactive monitor and a public address system for outdoor programming.

In the STEM lab, participants can gain skills in the engineering design process, robotics, video game design, computer programming and hardware engineering.

The makerspace is a collaborative workspace where participants can bring ideas to life through the use of both low- and high-tech equipment. Here, participants gain skills in electronics; 3D modeling and printing; innovative problem solving and critical thinking.

Innovation Station is equipped with laptops, iPads, 3D printers, a laser cutter and more.

As always, it was an exciting day to be a Randleman Tiger.

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