Links: LASC Staff Picks

Science

Bluegrass Pride

The Arboretum

Science Friday “Pick of the Week”
A weekly science talk show that hosts many science related videos

Need: The National Energy Education Development Project
Great site for energy curriculum guides and resources

Energy Quest
A great interactive site with information and activities about energy

Howtosmile.org
winner – 2012 Best Web Site from the American Association of School Librarians.

A group of science museums dedicated to bringing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) out of the academic cloister and into the wider world, complete with hands-on activities.

Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Local nature preserve right here in Lexington! Check here to see their programs and special events

National Geographic Daily News
The news from National Geographic, complete with great photographs

National Geographic Fun Science Experiment
Fun science experiments you can do at home

Earth Sky Science News
The latest science news all in one place

PBS / Your Sky Tonight
Lean the night sky with these location specific star chats

Mind Lab
A really great interactive exploration of seeing and perception using well-known optical illusions.


Art

The Artist Toolkit
An interactive site teaching the elements and principles of art
NGAkids
Make art online at the National Gallery of Art’s interactive site for kids

Incredible Art Department
This arts Web site includes a slew of activities for formal and informal learning; links art, math, and science; and much more.

Smarthistory A “web-book” of art history. If you’re new to art history, start in the Basics under Themes. Otherwise, select a Time, Style, or Artist of your choice to begin your art history journey.

The Renaissance Connection
Highly interactive, educational, and fun site about art and science of the Renaissance from the Allentown Art Museum.

MoMA: Red Studio
Red Studio, developed by the Museum of Modern Art in New York in collaboration with high school students, explores issues and questions raised by teens about modern art and today’s working artists. There are interactive activities, interviews with MoMA artists and curators, a bulletin board, and much more.

Architect Studio 3D
Design a house in 3D with Frank Lloyd Wright! You can design a house, walk through it in 3D, then share it with the world. Learn more about architecture, past and
present, and explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s life and work.

Accredited Schools Online
Interested in a carrier in the arts? This guide helps prospective art students find comprehensive information on how to choose the best art school, the various types of art degrees available, and which careers they can expect to enter post graduation. Check out this link to find an art school near you.

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