Would you like a limited edition MakerSpace 2015 STEAM t-shirt? Our kids and volunteers will have t-shirts to proudly wear during the Labor Day parade, to promote the concept and impact of STEAM. Of course, we’re talking about our core topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, with a bit of Art added to ensure… (Read More)
I don’t imagine too many people stayed inside playing video games over the weekend. We certainly saw a lively crowd at the Roosevelt Center Plaza! If you didn’t stop in at the MakerSpace, you missed seeing our Saturday morning CoderDojo session, our Sunday afternoon Watercolor Painting workshop, our work rebuilding laptops, our project building a replacement… (Read More)
Please come out and join us these next two weekends, especially Sunday afternoon 3-6pm, to help us build and decorate our Labor Day parade float. The theme is STEAM. As in STEM education with a tad of Art added to improve our design process. We may love our Science and Technology, but we like to… (Read More)
Little Makers, pre-K kids, and their families meet up at the MakerSpace on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 5-7pm. Children work together with their parents/caretakers to craft, create, invent, and explore! Just bring your ideas and creativity – we’ll provide the materials. This week we’ll be crafting and creating with natural items,… (Read More)
After two years in our wonderful space on the Roosevelt Center Plaza in Historic Old Greenbelt, we have a bad case of itchy feet. Join us in a crowd funded project to create a mobile makerspace van to enable us to reach out to more people… We feel the need to get out and see… (Read More)
After putting out a post to test for interest in a Minecraft club, we received a generous anonymous donation of workstations and monitors to create a programming lab! So we’re moving forward with our plans to create a “CoderDojo” programming club… CoderDojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led, community based programming clubs for young people…. (Read More)
This Tuesday, August 4th, is National Night Out and Roosevelt Center will host activities for neighbors to come meet each other and members of the Greenbelt Community Emergency Response Team.
Since meeting them at the April Maker Faire, we have been hosting a series of activities attended by the James McHenry 4-H STEAM Team. Some of the kids are starting to hang out at the MakerSpace. This morning, Bethany leads a large group in learning the basics of origami. If you have a group, or even… (Read More)