Moving closer in ROV building process

Underwater Robotic students at Teen Learning Lab on Friday moved closer toward the construction of their ROV. In past weeks the students worked with pipe cleaners to determine a good design. In week 11, they broke into teams with PVC pipe and began measuring and cutting the pipe to build a larger model.

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“I’m taking out the yellow thing”

Geoff, Davy, Susan and Jim endured the indignity of having their eyeballs plucked out, their gills cut into, and finally their internal organs exposed--all in the name of science. The striped bass, specimens used for a dissection class at the Shedd Aquarium Chicago,  were the targets of Teen Learning Lab's Underwater Robotic class. The class … Continue reading “I’m taking out the yellow thing”

Deciphering how deep focus gives deeper meaning to a film’s story

When we look at a movie or video, what are we looking at? What does the director want us to see? Are we just tracking the movement in the scene-- where characters are moving, and where the plot is moving? Or is there a deeper way to look at film? Teen Learning Lab's "Secret Language … Continue reading Deciphering how deep focus gives deeper meaning to a film’s story