An introduction to robotics using commonly available components. Build Brush bots and Scribble bots.
Soldering is one of the major building blocks for many electronics projects. Learning to Solder builds confidence for all ages.
Control a Minecraft world using the power of the Python programming language.
Learn to create simple models and designs and print them on a 3D printer
The Raspberry Pi has become the go to tool for many projects. Learn how to use it in your own projects.
We are always experimenting with new ideas and technologies. New workshops are being designed and developed all the time.
We run workshops for children and young adults throughout Scotland
Workshops can incorporate a range of ideas and themes including Brushbots, Scribble Bots, 3D printing, Programming Minecraft in Python and Soldering
Bring science to life
Putting Art and Design into STEM
Real world applications for Maths
We’ve uploaded 2 videos of the work we’ve done so far on preparing for the Driverless Car workshops we’re running soon. We’ve documented the first “track” (Masking tape on the floor) and then the black paper track + 2 different types of tape (for higher contrast).
We’ve been working in Aberdeen’s Transition Extreme to develop & test our Driverless car workshop, with great success. We’re learning a lot, honing the car, coding, track & driving techniques… Here’s a little bit of footage from the car on our last test. We’d developed a more contrasted track with black paper & coloured tapes, Read more about Driverless Car Workshop development[…]
On the 26th of May, Digital-Maker CIC ran a full day event in the University of Strathclyde for families & robotics enthusiasts. Having been given the blessing of Pi-Wars (thanks Michael Horne & Tim Richardson!) (and a logo!) We put out the call for teams to join us in a friendly competition, using various courses & Read more about Pi Wars Scotland[…]
Digital Maker CIC have started their 7 week course “Journey to Mars” in Riverbank Primary, Aberdeen. We have previously run this workshop in St Peter’s, Woodside & Seaton Primary Schools, where pupils get hand on experience of electronics, computer programming, team work, design & engineering tasks, as well as experiencing critical & creative thinking, growth Read more about New Mission To Mars in Riverbank Primary School[…]
Digital Maker CIC have been working in some schools in Aberdeen, thanks to the Aberdeen City Council “U Decide” participatory funding we won last year. We’ve just finished in Seaton & Woodside primary’s, running 7 week courses with the P6 & P7 themed around a “Mission to Mars”. During our time with the pupils, we’ve Read more about Mission to Mars workshops[…]
Digital Maker CIC has won £25,000 funding from FirstPort Scotland to boost their business, providing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) education to Aberdeen Schools. Set up in 2017, Digital Maker CIC’s mission was to get high quality STEAM education to pupils that don’t usually have access to the technology, expertise & opportunities. Digital Maker Read more about Digital Maker CIC win major funding & support from FirstPort Scotland.[…]
The first Pi Wars Scotland is going to take place on the 26th May at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XJ The main Pi Wars competition takes place in Cambridge, UK and is open to anyone from around the world. It is run by the same team that organises the Cambridge Raspberry Jam. The fourth competition Read more about Pi Wars Scotland 2018[…]
Digital Maker CIC are pleased to announce that they will be working with the Edinburgh Science Festival at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2017! Martin & Philip will be working with the Science Communicators at the festival to build, control & explore Micro ROVs in an exciting workshop for kids aged 9-12.