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Friday, November 15 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Art and Science

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Led by a Vermont teaching artist, this workshop introduces some of the latest research demonstrating the importance of arts-integrated science learning. We will look at an example curriculum that integrates visual art lessons on creative communication with a traditional middle school microscopy unit. Participants will try an art activity from the curriculum using a digital microscope and leave with an example science art activity to try themselves.

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avatar for Rachel Mirus

Rachel Mirus

Teaching Artist, Freelance
I originally studiend Biology and Chemistry at UVM and have worked in a diversity of biological research labs. I went into Museum Studies and have taught natural history at local museums like the Montshire and the Fairbanks, written about local nature for Northern Woodlands, and now... Read More →



Friday November 15, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Northstar 2

Attendees (5)