MakersFactory is an educational maker space in downtown Santa Cruz, CA, where students of all ages learn and use exciting new technology for 3D printing, modeling, animation, robotics and video games. MakersFactory started the Engaging Technology for Education to bring together local educators with a desire to integrate modern technological practices into their home school program, classroom, school and local community.

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Recent Meetups

  • January 15 · 6:30 PM


    17 Educators | 5.00 5.001

    You've heard about 3D printing in the news or perhaps you've seen beautiful laser cut jewelry and housewares on Etsy but have you thought how these technologies might be... Learn more
  • November 20, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    "Games in Education" Meetup

    39 Educators | 5.00 5.002

    Join us Wednesday November 20th at 6:30 for a panel discussion on how games are being used in educational settings to provide content, skills and problem-solving... Learn more
  • October 2, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Celebrating Tech Innovation in Santa Cruz

    10 Educators

    In conjunction with City of Santa Cruz Economic Development, Cruzio, and NextSpace, SCNT MeetUp presents: Celebrating Tech Innovation in Santa Cruz - a series of 3... Learn more
  • June 5, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    Cycling into Summer 2013

    3 Educators

    With our coastline and redwoods, Santa Cruz has quickly become a well-known meca for cycling. Technologies such as GPS and carbon-fiber have created exciting... Learn more
  • May 8, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    3D Printing in 360 Degrees

    10 Educators | 4.50 4.502

    3D Printing in 360 Degrees This event will present a 360 degree review of the current entrepreneurial environment of 3D printing ventures.  A panel of participants will... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Mayasari Mayasari­ joined
    September 20
    "Bioengineer, educator, tinkerer"
  • New Member
    Eric Eric­ joined
    August 25
    "Military in Monterey. Studying Manpower Analysis at the Naval Post-Graduate School."
  • New Member
    Michael S. Michael S. joined
    August 17
    Michael S.
    "I am currently a student at the University of California, Santa Cruz and am interested in 3D modelling and animation, as well as 3D printing."
  • New Member
    Dan S. Dan S. joined
    August 16
    Dan S.
  • New Member
    Lacey Lacey­ joined
    August 2
    "Hello, I have to get back to this I am on the run now..."
  • New Member
    Ashley Ashley­ joined
    July 26
    "I am in education and looking to learn more about MakersFactory and its role in education."
  • New Member
    Sanjeev Sanjeev­ joined
    June 25
  • New Member
    Trevor C. Trevor C. joined
    June 11
    Trevor C.
    "Hi my name is Trevor Cleworth. I'm 20 years old and trying to figure out exactly what I want to do with this thing called life. Recently I've discovered the world of making and I've become pretty inspired."
  • New Member
    K A. K A. joined
    May 31
    K A.
    "Interested in implementing STEAM in education."
  • New Member
    Joannie F. Joannie F. joined
    April 19
    Joannie F.
    "My two sons, age 12 & 8, are passionate about MakersFactory and love to learn everything it has to offer."

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