Last week I received emails from colleagues that believe that film and video make a strong contribution to the public understanding of science. The three emails reflect as many ways that film and video are used in science education.
The first email was from Dr. Bill Hammack, the Engineerguy at the University of Illinois. I described Bill’s approach which not only involves the development of video, but he used radio programming and public presentations to explore ways that the engineering profession might reach out to the public to help citizens become more aware of how engineering concepts are a part of their everyday life. … Read more