Tag: STEAM

Patriotic Playdough Math / Art Activity

With Memorial Day coming up, I thought we should do a little American flag math / art activity at Figment to teach the kids about patriotism.  (Since Memorial Day means more than just flash sales.)  I often like to start out with a book for inspiration when introducing a project […]

Simple Science Experiment- It’s guaranteed to be a BLAST!

Want to explore a scientific reaction that ends with a BANG?  Try this simple experiment. What you need: A  gallon plastic bag  (I recommend the kind with a slider.) Clear packing tape (Just to be safe.) White Vinegar Baking Soda Food Coloring Clothes Pin safety goggles What to do: Put a […]

3D, physics, Figment Creative, Art Class, Austin TX, STEAM, STEM, stereoscopic vision

What Is The Magic Behind 3D Glasses?

The other day I read Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses to my art class.  It is a sweet little book.  Poor Pete is in a mood and feeling quite grumpy.  He had the blues.  His friend Toad gave him some cool blue, magic sunglasses to make his blues […]