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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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...

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I love my awesome coworkers! Here’s us during our Spooktacular Event last Saturday. #MuseumWorker #STEMEducation #STEAMEducation #🎃 https://t.co/TkihNVaP1s muZack__ photo

I had a great time at @RCBI4Mfg WV Makes Festival this morning! If you have a chance head over to see examples of some awesome #Making happening in WV. #Maker #STEMEducation #STEAMEducation https://t.co/D7MKTccKdK muZack__ photo

Today, two of the educators at the center were explaining how @Roblox and @Minecraft work. I was surprised by the level of sandboxing in these games. Hopefully, we'll be able to incorporate them into future programs. #STEMEducation #STEAMEducation #MuseumWorker #AlwaysLearning