Nature Lab

STEAM lessons for Pre-K–12 educators

K–12 teachers now have free online access to object-based lesson plans inspired by collections at the RISD Museum and Nature Lab Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has partnered with PBS LearningMedia, a media-on-demand digital service that provides Pre-K–12 educators free access to more than 100,000 classroom-ready digital resources, to offer new STEAM lessons via its online […]

Free SciComm Exchange & Workshop

How can you design a scientific poster that effectively conveys your research and captures the attention of a passerby at a busy scientific conference? On a more basic level, how can you communicate scientific data through compelling visualizations? With support from the Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, Metcalf Institute is partnering with the Rhode Island School […]

A day in the life at RISD…October 10, 2014

Around various galleries across RISD, many talented artists’ works are on display. Here featured are works on display in the Architecture Department, Ceramics Department, Graphic Design Department, Printmaking Department, Photography Department, and Foundation Studies.

Exhibitions: Wakaya: Octocorals and Giants + RISD in Rome

RISD in Rome: European Honors Program September 26 – October 5 @ Woods-Gerry Opening reception 6:00-7:30 Thursday, September 25 Wakaya: Octocorals and Giants + Beneath the Surface September 27 – October 3 @ Waterman Gallery, Nature Lab Closing reception 6:00-7:30 Thursday, October 2 Thanks to Gwen Farrelly, Mark Moscone, Neal Overstrom, and their staffs and […]

Focus on Teaching and Research Resources

Focus on Teaching and Research Resources at RISD October 2nd, 12-1:30pm The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab Explore the Nature Lab as a resource for teaching and research. Come for a light lunch and guided tour with Neal Overstrom, Director of the Nature lab. RSVP to acadaff@risd.edu *Open to all faculty. New faculty and term appointments […]

Undersea photograph exhibition planned

Vibrantly colorful undersea photographs of corals near the Fijian island of Wakaya will be exhibited at Waterman Gallery, September 27 – October 3. Photographed by Dr. Joshua Boger, these images display fractal patterns remarkably similar to those in subjects rendered through electron microscopes at RISD’s Nature Lab.