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Learning for all ages

Tools in the Collaboratory support coding, computational thinking, robotics, VR and AR, digital illustration and lots more!

Try new tech

Try out a VR headset or learn to code! View all Collaboratory programs.

Equipment and software

Collaboratory desktop computers offer free and premium software for use during open computing times and classes, including:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Fusion 360 CAD software
  • Microsoft Office
  • Minecraft (for use at designated times only)
  • Krita (digital illustration)
  • Inkscape (vector graphics)

Classes and workshops feature a variety of equipment, including:

  • Digital and children’s microscopes
  • Kano computer coding kits
  • Arduino programming kits
  • Apex GoPro cameras
  • Video cameras
  • Wacom drawing tablets
  • Screen-free STEAM toys
  • Drones
  • Stop-motion animation kits
  • Lego robotics
  • Virtual reality science kits
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