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Author: Adelaide Zollinger
MakerLodge: A Launchpad for Hands-on Learning
MakerLodge is an extracurricular training program teaching making skills open to all MIT first-year undergraduate students. It’s a great way to discover MIT shops and makerspaces, use manual and digital tools, socialize, and appreciate the power of making for experiential learning. By making a couple of small objects using a range of equipment such as a drill press, a laser cutter, or a 3D printer, students receive orientation and safety training. It’s an exciting first step to explore the many possibilities within the MIT making and design community.
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