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Khan Academy Partners With Pixar to Teach Students How Films Are Made

Sep 2, 2015

OUT OF THE BOX: Ever wonder how combinatorics are used to create swarms of robots in Wall-E? Or how weighted averages are used to model Buzz Lightyear and Woody? Khan Academy has partnered with one of today's most famous animation studios for “Pixar in a Box,” a free online library of videos and interactive exercises that explore how STEAM concepts are used to produce blockbuster Pixar films. The lessons, designed for middle- and high-school students, currently focus on math, but future lesson will also touch on humanities subjects as well. More details in the press release. Here's a video showing how the studio turns science and math into art.

Edtech Business

Khan Academy Partners With Pixar to Teach Students How Films Are Made

Sep 2, 2015

OUT OF THE BOX: Ever wonder how combinatorics are used to create swarms of robots in Wall-E? Or how weighted averages are used to model Buzz Lightyear and Woody? Khan Academy has partnered with one of today's most famous animation studios for “Pixar in a Box,” a free online library of videos and interactive exercises that explore how STEAM concepts are used to produce blockbuster Pixar films. The lessons, designed for middle- and high-school students, currently focus on math, but future lesson will also touch on humanities subjects as well. More details in the press release. Here's a video showing how the studio turns science and math into art.

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