ZACK MERRITT

Education Specialist at the Clay Center of the Arts and Sciences

Maker Educator

Science / Art Interpreter

STE(A)M Content Specialist 

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Testing some new Science Demonstrations in the Planetarium. Traveling to Triton to talk about Nitrogen. #steameducation #museumwork #STEMEducation #ScienceDemonstration #ILoveMyJob https://t.co/8c0tcxGLLt muZack__ photo

Starting our final Ars Creo production this evening. This will mark our 10th original production and it’s nice to finally get to work on it with a great group of friends. #ARSCREO2019 #ARSCREO #CommunityTheatre #SouthernWestVirginia https://t.co/JGEicN4qIM muZack__ photo

Mobile Maker Cart! Trial run yesterday was successful and lots of youngsters left with their own Articulating Cardboard Robot! #museumwork #steameducation #stemeducation #ilovemyjob #maker #makerspace #inventorslab https://t.co/zY7fvf1plH muZack__ photo

I have a new favorite method of teaching basic coding to elementary students. I think the interface is the best part of the whole thing. #museumwork #steameducation #STEMEducation @wonderworkshop #Dash #Robotics https://t.co/L9JX1dwCNd muZack__ photo

Blog

Is it Engaging? Is it Educational?

Color Mixing Installation

Sometimes you learn something when you’re younger and then you just accept that concept and don’t think about it anymore....

Delicious Design

One of the most frequent questions I receive about STEAM Education is how do we teach the basics of design...

Look Ma, I’m on TV

The heading for this post is a bit of a stretch but I did want to share a video that...

Microscopic Art Workshop

Microscopic Art Workshop Patrons have the opportunity to view microscopic landscapes that are invisible to the naked eye.   Step...