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Friday, July 17 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
SYDNEY STEAM Room

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A presentation of innovative STEAM projects from International Grammar School, Sydney, Australia. Join Melissa Silk to learn about the activities developed in the STEAM Room. Apart from the coding clubs, Melissa has set up CAD-CAM-Central, an elementary level maker space where current and emerging technologies are explored. Observe how the role of STEAM Innovator at IGS has led to collaborative projects involving music, visual arts and technology such as “Primordial Hum”, an interactive happening, incorporating augmented reality and student electronic music composition based on New Guinea mudmen mask-making in the art class. Then there’s “Tanabata” a project for younger students that smashes science, math and technology into an experience related to the notion of wishing on a star. And so much more…

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Melissa Silk

STEAM Coordinator, International Grammar School
Melissa is the inaugural STEAM Innovator at International Grammar School in Sydney, Australia. She has established cross-curricular relationships with members of the IGS community, forged many partnerships between museums, industry professionals and academics working in a range of STEMtoSTEAM research and practice environments. Melissa is heading a pioneering charge in STEAM education in Australia, with the support of a bold community of... Read More →


Friday July 17, 2015 11:45am - 12:50pm
White Hill Room Boston Park Plaza

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