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Animating STEM Vera Saar

Animating STEM

Vera Saar

Published November 4th 2012
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Kindle Edition
118 pages
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Animation is not only a discipline that requires the ability to think in motion and 3D, it also means developing and using the skills to replicate and communicate that experience to others.Since the creation of animation encompasses an understandingMoreAnimation is not only a discipline that requires the ability to think in motion and 3D, it also means developing and using the skills to replicate and communicate that experience to others.Since the creation of animation encompasses an understanding of the STEM disciplines, it is a natural hybridization with education which is now on the verge of being embraced as a blended teaching modality for project based learning. In some arenas STEM is referred to as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics).~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Animating STEM answers these Questions:Why aren’t most people “excited” about science?Why do people run away from the “big” words, and doing “math”?What turns people off from pursuing STEM subjects?Why are people scared of “the blank page”?Why is there a fear of exams?How will we deal with the compression of change?How can we get more than one generation involved in STEM?How can we ALL be mentors for each other?What can we do?Theres even MORE:Find out how creating animation supports the learning process.Learn about the connections between the art of the sciences, and the science behind the arts.Get it now… read the book….~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Vera Saar is an engineer, animator and author. She has been in the engineering and multimedia field for over twenty years and during that time garnered multiple awards in excellence for her animation projects. She has also used animation as a teaching tool for presenting STEMist concepts to students K-12.checkout:http://www.animatingstem.comhttp://womeninengineeringandsciences....