STEAM ahead – LEGO & more at The Curve

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Creative Junction, OYAP Trust, Artswork and The Curve, Slough delivered STEAM ahead

As a new major briefing is published by the Cultural Learning Alliance and NESTA, setting out the economic and innovative value of adding the A of Arts to STEM subjects to transform to STEAM…

Over 50 people joined us to:

  • Build and code with the LEGO team
  • Become a virtual artist with Google Tilt Brush
  • Find out about the Wearable Tech challenge
  • Discover how the History of Science is shaping the future
  • Learn about delivering Arts Award with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

We were delighted that Dr Emma Weitkamp, Associate Professor in Science Communication at UWE Bristol delivered our keynote. Through her recent collaborative Sci-Arts projects, Emma is exploring collaborative practices and learning in interdisciplinary teams. Recent projects include Science Filmmaking Project with Year 9 & 10 students and Cosmic Comics (funded by the STFC, aimed years 6 and 7) and ScienceComics (funded by the EPSRC, designed for primaries).