STEM From Dance brings the performing arts and science together in a unique educational combination. This New York based organization has inspired girls from underrepresented background fo pursue STEM careers. Here’s more from Art the Science:
“Students own the process from beginning to end,” says Toussaint Beach. “That’s from coming up with the idea of how dance and STEM intersect, to them being able to prototype one of their ideas—build it out and build both the STEM aspect and the dance aspect.” This could mean incorporating LEDs and circuitry in costumes or programming digital animations to enhance the stage background during the performance. She continued by explaining that students “get to choose the vision, the theme for the piece, the choreography, the costumes—really being able to participate in that design process.”
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