Archive for the ‘IDEAS Center’ Category

INTEL: International Science and Engineering Fair

June 11, 2014
This spring sophomore Demetri Maxim, through winning in the Maine State Science Fair,  earned a spot at INTEL.  Here are reflections from Mr. Ayotte, who helped Demetri with his project and accompanied him to the…Read More

When the Maker and the Player Met

January 28, 2014
Over the last two weeks we launched another Maker Module–building a license plate guitar.  MAKE magazine featured the project as a DIY weekend deal. It sounded perfect.  With a few trips to Radio Shack, the…Read More

It all starts with paper craft

December 16, 2013
  This was a big weekend at Gould Academy–lots of fresh powder, lots of ski racing, lots of decorating for the Snowball, and lots of swing dancing Sunday night. And if you were hanging out…Read More

Cut, Build and Fly!

December 9, 2013
What happens when robotics teacher Randy Autrey can’t fly around in his parachute plane because of the snow?                       He designs a Maker module for…Read More