Rube Goldberg in the 21st Century: How to Make STEAM Education Hilarious Again

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Meeting Room 25 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Anne Fullenkamp, Director of Design, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Presenters:
Janine Napierkowski, Director of Operations, Rube Goldberg, Inc., and Heirs of Rube Goldberg, Jennifer George, Legacy Director, Rube Goldberg, Inc., and Heirs of Rube Goldberg and Chip Lindsey, Education Director, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Rube Goldberg was an award-winning cartoonist, whose iconic contraptions are used every day as entry points for deeper exploration of STEAM concepts. In this session, participants will gain insight into the legacy of Rube and how classic engineering principles can be re-imagined as design thinking principles for 21st century learning.

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