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Saturday, March 9 • 10:20am - 11:20am
Merging Art, History, and Science Education Through Technology

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By using digital media technology, art, history, and science can be merged to create images, animations, and videos that are aesthetically beautiful, scientifically accurate, and historically relevant. In this session, you will learn ideas for accessing authentic scientific and historic data and converting it into images and animations. We’ll discuss projects my students are producing, including a collaboration with the NASA Lunar Science Institute to create animations of the formation and features of the Moon, using atmospheric opacity data to animate a dust storm on Mars, filming an astronomy lesson plan for the MIT BLOSSOMS project, creating videos on the history of mining in Utah and the chemical elements, and other projects that demonstrate the art of science, the science of art, and the history of both.

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David Black

Teacher, Walden School of Liberal Arts
David Black teaches high school physical sciences, engineering, and media design classes at Walden School of Liberal Arts in Provo, Utah. He is a frequent presenter at state and national science and technology educator conferences, and is deeply involved in NASA and STEAM education programs. He has taught 3D modeling classes for 15 years. Last fall, his school purchased their first 3D printer, which has been used for engineering prototypes, 3D... Read More →

Saturday March 9, 2013 10:20am - 11:20am

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