Makerspace Activities Term 3 , 2022

Visit Makerspace in the new library! Makerspace will be available from week 1, Term 3 in our new library! We can’t wait to see you there. Check out the below video for our exciting workshops.

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.

Makerspace Activities in Action Term 2 2022

Term 2, 2022 An action packed term in Makerspace with a strong STEAM focus for our curious and creative inventors. Week 1 – Lego We Do The students amazed us by constructing designs with Lego and then using motors and code blocks to program their creations to move. Some students followed the guidelines and created…

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….

Cre8 Lab Workshop #3 3D Tinkercad Design and Printing

Term 1, 2022 Cre8 Lab student learned about 3D design platform Tinkercad. Tinkercad lets users create objects by manipulating shapes before adding or subtracting them from other shapes. Tinkercad is an intuitive program that the students quickly picked up to get started on their 3D models. Students can then save their design files and transfer…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #2 Blackout Poetry Competition

Term 1, 2022 Blackout Poetry is a form of “found poetry” where you select words that inspire you from a page in a book. Then you “redact” all the words you don’t want. This is often done with a black marker, hence the name “blackout poetry”. Your chosen words will form a new message, giving the text a whole…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #1 Macramé Coasters

14th October, 2021 Cre8 Lab students learned to make round macramé coasters. Macramé is the ancient art of knotting rope to make textiles that create useful and artistic objects. The coasters are made from two types of knots: larks head and clove hitch. The knots follow a circular pattern and the pattern develops with additional…