Start with Why
Simon Sinek discusses the principle behind every successful person and business. A simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”
Jay Silver: Hack a Banana, Make a Keyboard
Why can’t two slices of pizza be used as a slide clicker? Why shouldn’t you make music with ketchup? In this charming TED talk, inventor Jay Silver talks about the urge to play with the world around you. He shares some of his messiest inventions, and demos MaKey MaKey, a kit for hacking everyday objects.
This five minute video provides an overview of a writing marathon as a tool for learning. Scientists, native leaders, and teacher- participants talk about their experience of a river float that includes opportunities to stop, think, and write together as they experience and learn about the river.
Using parody, teachers and museum educators provide an overview of the UNC Charlotte WP/Discovery Place Intersections Project by sharing their thoughts on how “make” works the intersections of science and literacy.
In this short video, viewers get an overview of the Game On! program, in which youth working in after school programs learn science and create fun, playable games based on what they have learned.