From infusing art practices and design principles into science lessons to integrated learning with STEM and arts, explore this quick list of classroom ready resources to engage students in STEAM learning. Learn more about STEAM.
1. Makers Use the resources in this curated collection, categorized into design, how to (DIY), arts and crafts, robotics, and engineering subtopics, in conjunction with hands-on activities.
2. Invisible Forces: Ned Kahn The laws of nature that dictate the invisible forces in our everyday lives can be predicted and manipulated. In this video segment from Spark, students meet a scientist and artist who uses wind, water and gravity to create art showing forces of nature.
3. Kirsten Lepore: Stop-Motion Animation Kirsten Lepore is an artist and filmmaker who works with different animation techniques, including stop-motion animation and claymation. With these videos, students learn more about the intentions behind her food-focused film, the unusual materials she works with to create her projects, and why she loves the laborious process of stop-motion animation. Lepore also demonstrates the basics of shooting a stop-motion animation film.
4. Your Photos on Quest: Simon Christen Photographer Simon Christen shares his passion for observing the environment through the process of time-lapse photography in this QUEST video from KQED. Christen regularly hikes to the tops of hills and mountains in the Bay Area to get the best vantage points on the rising moon or the incoming fog.