Role of Illustration, Encouraging Kids in Science
Worlds Awaiting - Season 2, Episode 4
- Jan 28, 2017 7:00 pm
- 28:33 mins
Role of Illustration (3:02) If you want to see the big picture of what it means to create books for children, you’ll want to consider the matter of … illustration. What is the role of illustration in a book or publication? Artist and author, Bethanne Anderson, talks to Rachel about this process and what an artist goes through – often creating multiple versions of an illustration – to enhance a story. Andersen teaches Illustration at BYU. She studied art at BYU’s Department of Visual Arts and at the Florence Academy of Art. Encouraging Kids in Science (14:19) Next, Rachel visits with Rebecca Sansom Sansom is a BYU Chemistry Teaching Professor, who co-founded the BYU Chem Camp for elementary aged students. For elementary aged students. Chem Camp gives kids, both boys and girls, hands-on experiences in science. She also advocates exposing children to other places like this in the community. Rebecca Samson has also served as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia, following eight years as a high school science teacher in Massachusetts and Utah. She has masters degrees in chemistry and education from Harvard University and Southern Utah University and is pursuing her doctorate in Educational Inquiry, Measurement, and Evaluation. Poetry (26:39) We finish up today’s program with some well-known and much beloved poetry by Emily Dickinson, shared by Liana Tan of BYU Radio.