Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math curriculum must be delicious,
students at my workshops thought so!
The art of storytelling releases the student inquisitive nature through stories of inventors and innovators, many of whom were very young when they began their work. With these stories shared we get the group consensus that it is cool to invent and there are no wrong answers when brainstorming. Students inhibitions about sharing off beat thoughts diminish as they work in a atmosphere of acceptance. The goal of producing 5 gallons of ice cream is a worthy reward too!
The S.T.E.A.M. Ice Cream Workshop can be a 3 hour workshop, a 2 hour workshop, it can be done with large groups that rotate through stations and it is a great 45 demonstration with tasting after a batch is made!
When we do shorter workshops we send the math and science worksheets along in advance and have some things as follow up. Students see the process of making the ice cream using alternative energy and hear the storytelling/literacy component. I always include info on open space, farm to school, farmland preservation and buy local to the conversation during my visits.
At a fair, expo, event, corporate visit or museum S.T.E.A.M. Ice Cream can be an ongoing demo with ice cream being sampled.
If you are looking for the newest way to engage students or the public at an event S.T.E.A.M. Ice Cream is sure to please a crowd!
visit my website for more details: http://www.carolynstearnsstoryteller.com/Index.cfm?PageID=1511
from the website you can call or email to query a date, find links to grants that could cover this program for your non profit or school and contact me with questions.