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Indianapolis artist, Megan Jefferson, is conducting a series of online watercolor workshops where she will work with students to explore how to work with watercolors to create paintings, nature journals, and just for pleasure.
Noblesville naturalist, Geoff Davis, is conducting an intermediate online workshop where he will work with students to explore how Nature Journaling can increase engagement and enhance outdoor experiences.
Noblesville naturalist, Geoff Davis, is conducting an online workshop where he will work with students to explore how Nature Journaling can increase engagement and enhance outdoor experiences.
Art Through the EyepieceDiscover HOW INTRAVITAL MICROSCOPY IS CHANGING RESEARCH AND HOW PEOPLE VIEW SCIENCE Explore hidden worlds through the art and science of Ruben Sandoval in this engaging series of presentations. Make HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN PAIR OF 3D...
Sunday through Saturday, May 17 - 23Macro ChallengeMore ... For more information about macro invertebrates from our firends at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management click the button below.Your Challenge We call the daVinci Pursuit a museum without walls –...
On-goingCell Phone Sciencephyphox Your smartphone is a mobile lab.(opens in new tab) Download for free: Follow us: Features Sensors Phyphox allows you to use the sensors in your phone for your experiments. For example, detect the frequency of a pendulum using the...
daVinci Innovation Design Workshop:
daVinci Innovation Workshop Introduction to Design Thinking Design Thinking is a flexible, yet systematic process to define and solve problems. A common misconception is that design thinking requires artistry, but it is not centered on artistic principles. Design...
daVinci Innovation Workshop Defining a Problem What sort of organizational culture do you need for design thinking to be successful? How you come upon problems to solve? Narrative descriptions thanks to Rochester Institute of Technology https://www.rit.edu/ ...
daVinci Innovation Workshop Creating a Team Design teams are a type of cross-functional team. A cross-functional team brings together people who have different areas of expertise and are often from different job levels to address a problem. While this diversity is a...
daVinci Innovation Workshop Research the Problem The next logical stage is the research substage of the design thinking process as well as what happens after you conduct the research so that you can move forward in the process. Narrative descriptions thanks to...
The RiverPartners for the White River Funded by a charitable gift from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, the daVinci Pursuit is one of the Indiana nonprofit organizations collaborating on a multi-year initiative to protect and restore the White River with...
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Offerings From Our FriendsBackyard Green Infrastructure From Reconnecting To Our Waterways (ROW) ... Learn how to improve our waterways with beutiful and efficient solutions from your own yard or neighborhood green space! More from ROW including events...
Offerings From Our FriendsPainter of the Dunes From the Indiana State Museum ... Explore the story of the artist Frank V. Dudley, known for his striking landscapes of the Indiana Dunes. Listen as Indiana State Museum Senior Curator of Art and History, Mark Rushman...