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Pay-What-You-Can

Here at the Digital Harbor Foundation we firmly believe that financial capacity should never be a barrier to participation in our programs. Thanks to some amazing funders (such as the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, the David Warnock Foundation, the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the Venable Foundation, the Bowe-Stewart Foundation, the Maker Education Initiative, our entire […]

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Thanks to You We Met Our Crowdfunding Goal!

Thank you to everyone who has supported our campaign so far! We set a very ambitious goal of raising $20k by our Anniversary Showcase Event on January 16th — and we are happy to announce that we made it! In addition to the $6,500+ on our rally.org/digitalharbor page, we are really grateful for all who helped […]

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Our Youth Are “Making Stuff”

Digital Harbor Foundation was recently selected to be a host site for PBS Nova’s Making Stuff Outreach program. The groundbreaking initiative created a national network of sites passionate about empowering youth and advancing STEM education through creative experiments. There are four sessions each focusing on a different scientific concept. The workshops provide hands-on experience in […]

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Animation in the NanoLab

For 4 weeks this past March, 1st and 2nd graders transformed the NanoLab into a video production studio. By writing stories, making storyboards, and using animation and audio production software, young people turned their imagined worlds into animated video shorts. All the images were captured and compiled with the free program Jellycam, and Audacity was used to […]

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FabSlam v.3 is Underway!

We are excited to currently have 7 teams who will be participating in this Spring’s FabSlam! FabSlam is multi-week, team-based, digital fabrication challenge where youth learn and practice design, iteration, and production skills primarily focused on 3D Design and 3D Printing.    Photos from previous FabSlam Showcases This time around, we are working to instill a […]

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Introduction to Raspberry Pi

What is it? A Raspberry Pi is basically a really small and inexpensive computer. It uses an ARM processor which is the primary chip in most mobile phones. They primarily run a version of a Linux operating system (Raspbian being the most popular). The Raspberry Pi has two USB ports, a speaker port, an HDMI […]

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Happenings in the MegaLab

It’s been a little over a month since we kicked off our second cohort of Maker Foundations Youth and welcomed back our first generation of Tech Center Members to the space. What a busy month it’s been! Maker Foundations Our new group of Maker Foundations Youth brought 32 new smiling faces and curious minds to […]

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Technology Workshop for Parents at DHF

Beginning on Thursday, March 20, Digital Harbor Foundation, in partnership with the Baltimore City Public Schools Family Institute, will offer a FREE workshop series for parents and guardians on using technology. This FREE workshop series will introduce technology tools and resources to help you help your child. This four (4) session workshop series will help […]

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Tutorial: ArtBot

An ArtBot is a fun little robot that you can make with a few common (and inexpensive) items.  Then you can let your ArtBot loose and have it draw all sorts of fun pictures for you! What You Will Need: A foam pool noodle (the kind with a hollow center) 4 markers 2 rubber bands An […]

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