Thinkabit World of Work and Robocrafting Labs

The mission of the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ at Virginia Tech, National Capital Region, is to serve Washington, D.C. area students, teachers, administrators, parents, and collaborators in technical career exploration and the hands-on electronic and programming foundations of IOT and Smart Cities sensors, actuators, and data collection and analysis. In doing so, we are preparing our future STEM workforce and our increasingly diverse, technology-driven community for jobs that may not yet exist. VT-Thinkabit will work with like-minded teams, organizations and individuals interested in promoting curiosity, innovation, creativity, and students’ self-actualization and self-determination.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

New IbQT Lab at Thomas Harrison MS

The ribbon-cutting ceremonies for our new Inspired by Qualcomm Thinkabit Labs in Harrisonburg at Skyline MS and Thomas Harrison MS took place yesterday, thanks to our partnership led by Amy Sabarre.

Here are photos of the two rooms of the new Lab at Thomas Harrison MS:

The new engineering lab at Thomas Harrison MS.
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One of the fabrication corners includes a sink, laser cutter, and scroll saws. 

The new laser cutters are in both Thomas Harrison and Skyline engineering labs.

Close-up of the scroll saws for fabrication with wood, plastic, and other materials.  

Tool storage and other saws in the other corner.

The other lab space at THMS features 3-D printers and technical career exploration

Close-up of the 3-D printers creating THMS Lion mascot figures. 

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