The Maker Movement: Part techie, part Do-It Yourself. The Make Movement has its emphasis, simply put: on having students and adults make something. The Maker Movement encourages creativity, new ideas, innovation and thinking outside the box. Some of the makers are actual entrepreneurs and inventors. Other Makers are amateurs or enthusiasts from a certain area of interest such as electronics or gardening. Maker Faires are popping up all over the place. For more information on Maker Faires see https://makerfaire.com/maker-movement/
Today I am going to show you a simple DIY maker that can be a fun and successful entry into the Maker world.
Background: What is the necessity for this invention? During the summer my garden is plagued by wasps. They buzz around the cat’s food, humming bird feeder, pond and chicken coop. They are annoying at picnics. I really want to deter them, but I am uncomfortable with pesticides and reluctant to trap the helpful bees in the area.
How to make a wasp catcher that won’t harm the bees:
1. Start with an empty two liter soda bottle