Events & Programs
STEAM Power 2021: Virtual Workshop
Pacific Science Center proudly partners with the Museum of Pop Culture and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center to bring teachers STEAM Power, a day dedicated to inspiring and supporting educators in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).
Take part in your choice of two out of three virtual workshops and a stimulating keynote. These workshops are designed especially for educators addressing a broad spectrum of STEAM learning, highlighting key topics from each organization’s specific areas of expertise, taught by each organization’s staff and professional educators.
STEAM Power 2021
March 20, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Special Virtual Price: Free!
Three WA State STEM Clock Hours available.
The Art of Data + Design | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center
Ever wondered how public health officials use data, design, and messaging to protect our communities? Join Discovery Center educators in a virtual, interactive session to explore compelling visuals and data literacy around health and science. You will not only evaluate data and draw conclusions, but create your own public health poster too! By the end of this session, you’ll take away ideas and free resources to adapt this project for your virtual classroom.
Robots in Space | Pacific Science Center
Spark your students’ creativity and curiosity with the combination of STEM, theater, and art. Using Curio Classroom techniques and tools, students become artists, scientists, and storytellers using their hand-drawn art to discover hidden layers and watch it come to life as 3-dimensional works of art. Explore two pilot programs that are engaging students in astronomy explorations, and a lesson in animal anatomy through theatrical costume design.
Foley: Using STEAM in Sound | Museum of Pop Culture
Join us for a workshop exploring how real-time sounds can enhance language arts, math, science, and many other subject areas. Participants will learn ways that students can transform household items into realistic sounds! We’ll explore the art of “foley” / sound effects and how it can be integrated into classroom learning, from small warmups to larger-scale projects, with individual students or classroom groups.
2021 Keynote Speakers
Jennifer Sarriugarte, Infection Prevention and Mitigation Consultant at Seattle Foundation
Gail Sehlhorst, Visual & Performing Arts Manager at Seattle Public Schools
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