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STEAM: Cross-curricular Connections for Young Learners

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Science +1 Age Levels Preschool (0 to 4 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)

Artwork, museums, and the community are powerful resources that bring concepts to life with young children. This collection provides examples of how to utilize museums and the community to explore STEM concepts through artwork. 

This collection was created to support a webinar with the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, presented in October  24, 2018.  


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Cynthia Raso

See/Think/Wonder: Project Zero Visible Thinking Routine

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

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Cynthia Raso

Beehive cover

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Beehive cover

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Live Bees and Food Exhibit

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Map

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Beehive cover

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Beehive cover

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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Cynthia Raso

Photo of Bee Lesson

Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

Photo of Bee Lesson

Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

Photos of Bee Lesson

Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

Photo of Bee Lesson

Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

Unfinished quilt top (honeycomb)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Hexagons

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Cynthia Raso

For Gordon Bunshaft

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Untitled

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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Cynthia Raso

Bivalve mollusc shell

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Bivalve and gastropod mollusc shell

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Corbicula (Cyanocyclas) oleana Marshall, 1924

NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.

Cyrenodonax formosana Dall, 1903

NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.

Meissen underglaze blue tray

National Museum of American History

Textile

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Copabananas

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Wheat Bottle

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Cynthia Raso

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Smithsonian American Art Museum