This ‘A’ in STEAM is for Acting

NYU-Poly partnered this summer with Irondale Ensemble Project in its Science of Smart Cities program. To develop the communication skills of these middle school students Irondale used theater techniques like improvisation and role play that helped students become confident presenters of scientific and technical information, key attributes of successful STEM professionals. Watch this application of the arts in STEM and learn about some of the thinking behind this pilot initiative.