National Moth Week

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National Moth Week is a citizen science project, celebrating moths and biodiversity. NMW is being held July 18-26 and we will be doing a Moth count at the Greenbelt MakerSpace! National Moth Week celebrates the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths. “Moth-ers” of all ages and abilities are encouraged to learn about, observe, and… (Read More)

Thank You, Greenbelt Community Foundation

Seeding growth, Greenbelt Community Foundation

There are many individuals to thank for the grant we received this weekend, but collectively they go by the name Greenbelt Community Foundation. Not just the GCF Advisory Board, but obviously also the many donors. Over the last nine years, Greenbelt citizens, businesses, and government organizations have contributed $330,000 to the GCF to create an… (Read More)

Outdoor Seating Area, Task Two

We made it to the MakerSpace

We started our project to create an outdoor seating area in 2012 when we first leased our space and applied for building permits. But we quickly got busy dealing with a long list of challenges (and expenses) associated with the complex nature of converting an abandoned dry cleaning store into an educational activity center, and the project… (Read More)

BBC in school computer giveaway

micro bit computer from the BBC

The BBC will give one million “Micro Bit” microcomputers to secondary students this fall, and launch a season of programs and activities to teach kids how to program, all part of a wider initiative to increase digital skills among young people.  “The UK is facing a significant skills shortage, with 1.4 million “digital professionals” estimated… (Read More)

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