Cre8 Lab Workshop #4 Drones

Term 3, 2022 Cre8 students have taken to the skies (in our new Technology Hub) with the AHS fleet of drones. ⁠What a Buzz! Students connected our Tello drones via Bluetooth to handheld flight controllers to manually fly the drones through obstacle courses and challenges. This enabled the students to develop skills in manual take…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #3 Macramé Plant Hanger

Term 3, 2022 High Tech and Low Tech.In the Cre8 Lab we love to explore the intersection of computation, physical materials, manufacturing processes, traditional crafts, and design. The Cre8 Lab students engaged in the ancient technique of Macramé. Developed by sailors over the years Macramé is the art of using knotted rope to make useful…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #2 3D Design and Printing

Term 3, 2022 Creating with 3D digital design platform, Tinkercad, our Cre8 Lab students created succulent planter pods. When printed on the 3D printer, the pods fit together to create a tessellating group which drain into each other. Tinkercad helps students develop visualisation, design and engineering skills. Most of all, students had fun seeing their…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #1 Digital Art Masterclass

Term 3, 2022 The students enjoyed learning about digital art in a lunchtime Masterclass facilitated by some of our very talented year 12 students. We discussed the merits of different software, equipment and how to get started. Over the week the students improved basic drawing techniques looking at shapes, perspective basics, light, shadow, colour, anatomy,…

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 4, 2022

Commencing in Week 3, Term 4 – In the new Technology Workshop! Check out the short video below to see what we have coming up in Cre8 Lab next term! Sign on sheets will be available from week 1 at the Level 1 counter in the library.

Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 3, 2022

Commencing in Week 4, Term 3 – In the new library! Visit the new library in Term 3 and see our Cre8 Lab! Check out what we have planned in the short video below. Sign on sheets will be available Term 3, week 1 in the new library.

Cre8 Lab Workshop #4 Manga Masterclass

Term 2, 2022 Manga are Japanese comics or graphic novels and they are very popular in the Library at AHS. The storytelling is created through very expressive black and white line drawings with limited reliance on text. The world of Manga is multi-billion dollar industry, immensely popular with people of every age in Japan and…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #3 3D design and 3D printing

Term 2, 2022 Creating with 3D digital design platform Tinkercad, our Cre8 Lab students used codebocks to create and print a pendant design. 3D printing has influenced so many professions and industries from building and engineering, to sport and medicine, to name but a few. Providing our students with the opportunity to learn about the…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #2 3D Pop Up Cards

Term 2, 2022 Simple, creative and clever. To celebrate Mother’s Day our Cre8 Lab students made 3D pop up cards using paper and cardboard. The design lies flat when the card is closed and springs open to a bouquet of beautiful paper flowers and leaves. Our students enjoy working together in the Celestine Art Centre…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #1 Drones

Term 2, 2022 What a Buzz! This week in Cre8 lab we worked with our fleet of AHS drones. Students connected our Tello drones via Bluetooth to handheld flight controllers to manually fly the drones through obstacle courses and challenges. This enabled the students to develop skills in manual take off, flying and landing skills….