This video series explores how the humanities are not fading but evolving. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the engine of the future, but the humanities are the oil.
At the Stanford School of Medicine’s annual Health Matters conference, Manu Prakash showcased the Foldscope, a microscope that costs less than a dollar and has a resolution of 700 nanometers.
The inaugural Silicon Valley Contemporary and Modern Fine Art Fair showcased the merging of art, science and technology through a focus on video art and digital installations from around the world.
Once emphatically separated from each other, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and art are connecting in exciting and enlightening ways. Stanford University, known for its strong science and engineering programs, is part of this trend. An increasing number of classes and exhibits at Stanford fuse the two fields, and students and faculty are developing new
Redwood City’s Courthouse Square debuted a new holiday “ice” rink isn’t ice at all. Synthetic rinks, which do not require refrigeration, are gaining popularity in cost-conscious, warm weather communities.
San Jose’s Lynbrook High School celebrates math and science students the way many schools celebrate athletes. Science teacher Amanda Alonzo shares why inquiry-based learning is great for students and test scores.
An assistant professor of education at Stanford is bringing hands-on physics labs into K-12 schools. In his “fablabs,” students learn to design and produce machinery corresponding to their physics lessons.