This coming weekend, the MakerBus team will be on location at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, advocating on behalf of 4Humanities and the Humanities Matter Tour. Earlier this year we were part of a Kickstarter campaign that would have seen us traveling across the US and Canada […]Read more "The Humanities Matter at #CongreSSH"
Did you know that pinecones open and close based upon the humidity (how much water is in the air)? In low humidity pinecones open and in high humidity they close. This can be used to create homemade weather stations that can help you track changes in the weather. You’ll need: a pinecone a way to […]Read more "How to make a pinecone weather station"
One of our favourite technologies to use on the bus is called a MaKey MaKey. A MaKey MaKey is a small circuit board that turns physical objects (like a banana) into buttons for your computer. It works by creating electrical circuits. In this picture a MaKey MaKey is being used to connect an apple to […]Read more "How does a MaKey MaKey work?"