STEAM – Rich Arts Connected Resources

A collection of STEMAZing resources which integrate the arts into STEM with rich, deep connections.

Butterfly Symmetry, Camouflage, and Disguise

Butterfly Symmetry, Camouflage, and Disguise

A great lesson to put students' knowledge of the REAL primary colors of paints to use. Challenge students to create a butterfly using symmetry which uses either camouflage or disguise as a survival technique ...
Color Addition - Primary and Secondary Colors of Light

Color Addition – Primary and Secondary Colors of Light

Use this worksheet with the RGB Light Show to simply focus on the primary and secondary colors of light. If you are looking for more advanced demonstration of understanding, look at RGB Light Show Worksheet ...
Design Inspirations from RAFT

Design Inspirations from RAFT

Combine two unrelated ideas to inspire a creative new design! Engineers often use everyday objects to stimulate creative ideas. For example, an early ballpoint pen designer might have had a flash of inspiration while looking ...
Flag and Primary Color Afterimage Optical Illusions

Flag and Primary Color Afterimage Optical Illusions

You can either print these out in color or just look at them on a screen to see an afterimage based on how your red, green, and blue color receptors work in your eye. What ...
Nature of Science Paper Circuit

Nature of Science Paper Circuit

Let your students explore the nature of science and use the science practices when they build this paper circuit and explore the rules that govern which LEDs will light at the same time and which ...
paper circuit example

Notice, Wonder, Learn: Paper Circuits

These templates allow for initial exploration of paper circuits, series and parallel circuits, and circuit diagrams. Supplies are not too expensive and links to necessary supplies are included in the document below (final page). Check ...
OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine

OK Go – This Too Shall Pass – Rube Goldberg Machine

Rube Goldberg Machine - Official Video - From the OK Go album "Of the Blue Colour of the Sky" available at www.okgo.net/store ...
Image OK Go Sandbox

OK GO SANDBOX – Needing/Getting

OK Go wanted to find out if they could play their song using a car and everyday objects. Turns out they could!! ...
Image of Sandbox The One Moment

OK GO SANDBOX – The One Moment

This video was actually shot in 4 seconds, but when played back in slow motion, it stays in sync with the music. How did they do it?!?! ...
Image Sandbox This Too Shall Pass

OK GO SANDBOX – This Too Shall Pass

OK Go created this video by connecting a series of simple machines together, to create a single chain reaction machine timed perfectly to their song. So perfectly, in fact, that one section of the machine ...
Pepper's Pyramid hack atop a cell phone screen

Pepper’s Pyramid Projector

Turn your cell phone or tablet into a 3D hologram-like projector using plastic you would normally recycle. Reuse flat clear plastic to give this old physics trick a high tech twist. Less ecologically friendly, but ...
Rainbow-Ish - ROY G BIV

Rainbow-Ish – ROY G BIV

Starting with the primary colors of paint (cyan, yellow, and magenta), challenge your students to mix up all the colors of the rainbow - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet ...
RGB Color Light Show Video

RGB Color Light Show Video

Do you know the REAL primary colors? With just a few supplies from your local hardware store, you can recreate this STEMAZing demonstration of the REAL primary colors of light and color addition in your ...
RGB Light Show Worksheet

RGB Light Show Worksheet

Do you know the REAL primary colors of light? Use this worksheet along with red, green, and blue flood lights to demonstrate the REAL primary colors of light and the principle of color addition. Find ...
RGB Primary Color Light Show Paper Circuit

RGB Primary Color Light Show Paper Circuit

Let students build this paper circuit to explore the REAL primary colors, which are NOT blue, yellow, and red! ...
image of person with red blue and green flood lights in front of them

Set Up for RGB Color Light Show Video

Video with tips about how to set up the RGB Light Show if you have your own set of red, green, and blue flood lights. Click on the title here, Set Up RGB Color Light ...
Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds

Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds

Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds- Marisol loves to paint. So when her teacher asks her to help make a mural for the school library, she can’t wait to begin! But how can Marisol make a ...

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