Use the mico:bit in combination with SparkFun sensors to monitor the health of your hydroponics planter.
The word hydroponics comes from the Greek roots hydro for water and ponos for labor. That means that in this type of gardening, you let the water do the work. In a traditional system, the soil provides macro- and micronutrients for plants. Meanwhile, water helps dissolve the nutrients from the soil and provides plants with components needed for the…
Fun DIY projects that will inspire young makers to explore, create, and share!
Science & Swim is a program that brings Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) education to local pools.
You may have heard that NJ and surrounding got a bit of snow recently. Since I’m a make lemonade kind of gal, I knew this meant we had an opportunity! Time to play with snow Mythbusters style.
We’ve all been there: The third, fourth, or fifth (!) snow day of the winter, and you’re just out of ideas. If you bake one more cookie or pull out the watercolors again you might just lose your mind. Maybe you should just let them watch TV or play video games and call it done, right?
Playing with the Adafruit Neotrellis. Got the idea to create a sound effect board for Maker Camp so that even if I have no access to The Great Outdoors we can still pretend. All sound files are public domain from our National Park Service.