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

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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