Weather on Steroids: Exhibit Features Art Of Climate Change Science

Weather on Steroids: The Art of Climate Change Science

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 arguably the...

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

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 read...

A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison

Good news for parents: Those piano lessons or random toy parts littering your floors may one day lead to the next scientific breakthrough. That’s according to new Michigan State University research linking childhood participation in arts and crafts activities to patents generated and businesses launched as adults. In...

UC San Diego’s CREATE: Hands on Lab

UC San Diego's CREATE: Hands on Lab - Expanding knowledge Expanding Knowledge Through Active Inquiry, Collaborative Learning In a Hands On Lab session, students used their bodies to represent lipid molecules and arranged themselves to illustrate the structure of a micelle.By Nan Renner, Ph.D., CREATE;...

Arts Based Learning of STEM Works Says NSF Funded Research Firm

John M. EgerDirector of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University (SDSU) is also the Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy Over the last three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded the Art of Science Learning to hold a number...

The Benefits of the Ukulele on Kids’ Attitudes

For certain Canadian children, music classes teach the benefits of sympathy and cooperation.Author: Tom Jacobs Are you afraid you're raising a little delinquent? Is your eight- or nine-year-old lacking in sympathy for others, and unwilling to provide needed help? Perhaps what your kid needs is just...

Jamming with your toddler: how music trumps reading for childhood development

Author: Liam Viney, Piano Performance Fellow , The University of Queensland Forget the Mozart Effect and Baby Einstein, take it easy on acquisitions for your two-year-old’s private library, and don’t fret if your three-year-old hasn’t started violin lessons just yet. The key to unlocking a child’s potential...