TAM ON STEAM: HOLLIS WOODARD TRACKS BEES IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS FROM THE ARCTIC TO DESERTS
07/05/2017
SALLY RIDE SCIENCE — Hollis Woodard sees bumblebees as the pandas of the insect world. “They are a very charismatic bee,” she said. “They are big and chunky and fuzzy. They move kind of slow, so you can watch them bumbling around. People are pretty attracted...
Weather on Steroids: The Art of Climate Change Science
06/13/2017
KPBS—Climate change science and art collide in a new exhibit at the San Diego Central Library. “Weather on Steroids” brings artists and scientists together for an exhibit that features mosaics, photographs and art installations that illustrate the effects of climate change through art. “Artists are...
STEAM the Streets
06/13/2017
This is our first “STEAM Powered” Video Profile. There will be more to come. Meet Jorge Fernandes, a 26 year-old Data Analyst for Pratt and Whitney. Jorge is originally from the Cape Verde Islands, transplanted to Brockton, and graduated from Umass Dartmouth. Hear Jorge’s story,...
7 science-backed reasons you should make art, even if you’re bad at it
06/11/2017
Sean Kane, Tech Insider Art is intrinsically linked to humanity. We’ve been making it for about as long as we’ve been called humans, and few would argue against its value as culturally enriching as well as emotionally and often intellectually rewarding. Making art for art’s...
Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music
05/12/2017
Michelle Chappel, Princeton Ph.D. in psychology, is an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, speaker, and author. Full Bio If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to...
Bottle Rockets and Other Educational Crafts
05/05/2017
It’s common for children to make arts and crafts as a way of learning about the world. In science class, kids might make their own colorful tornado from two soda bottles. A high school chemistry lab can use homemade rock candy to teach about evaporation...
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