Learning center

Bucks Co. mid-unit to open learning center in Warminster


WARMINSTER, PA – The Bucks County Middle Unit announced the opening of an interactive learning center in Warminster on Wednesday, December 8.

The Fabrication Laboratory Center, or Fab Lab Center, is a new learning center that focuses on an interactive STEAM-based learning experience. The center will offer “programs, events and activities designed to encourage curiosity, creativity and artistic expression through collaboration, communication and critical thinking,” according to a statement from Bucks IU.

CNC routers, 3D printers, a laser engraver, vinyl cutters, and silhouette makers are just a few of the tools residents can use to learn about practical skills they can use in their careers. and their daily life. Interactive robotics lessons will also be offered at the center. The implementation of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) -based courses will be available to all residents of Bucks County who want to learn new skills as the New Year approaches.

“We are very happy to offer STEAM programs and activities to all of the Bucks
County community with the Bucks IU Fab Lab Center, ”said Dr. Mark Hoffman, Bucks IU
Executive Director. “This incredible learning center represents the ongoing program of Bucks IU
commitment to providing innovative educational opportunities for children and adults. I
Welcome the entire Bucks County community to join us at a future Fab Lab Center event! “

The Fab Lab Center will also offer clubs for children to learn new skills that they can incorporate into their hobbies and future careers. Engineering and design, coding and robotics, advanced coding with Arduino, community service through hydroponics, and manufacturing through digital manufacturing will be some of the clubs and classes that kids can participate in and enjoy the learning process.

“We are delighted to open the Bucks IU Fab Lab Center after seeing the interest and enthusiasm grow so rapidly for our Mobile Fab Lab and STEAM businesses,” said Dr Lindsey Sides, Bucks IU Supervisor of STEAM Education. . “We look forward to expanding our Bucks IU STEAM programs and events while making them available to more people. “

The new center is located at 1, boul. Ivybrook, office 150 in Warminster. Residents interested in finding out more about the center can find additional information about their website.

(Courtesy of Bucks County Midfielder)

(Courtesy of Bucks County Midfielder)