Dancing Into STEM

Presented by Silambam Houston at Online/Virtual Space

Aug 31 2021
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Dec 31 2021
Dancing Into STEM

In this series, produced and presented by Silambam Houston, and funded by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, we use Indian classical dance, music, and rhythm to explore concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

This series of five videos explores basic STEM concepts while introducing viewers to basic vocabulary of Indian classical dance.

Explore the growth of a plant from a seed into a fully grown plant with leaves, flowers and fruits. Also, learn about the Alarippu, a traditional opening piece in Bharatanatyam (an Indian classical dance form from South India).

Learn about the concept of gravity, and how different objects exert a pull on other objects based on their mass. Through adavus (basic movement sequences in the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam), we explore how gravity might

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Nov 28, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
  • Nov 29, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Mon)
  • Nov 30, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Tue)
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  • Dec 25, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 26, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 27, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Mon)

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Silambam Houston is happy to supplement these videos with live workshops or interactive performances. Please contact us for more details.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

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  • Moments from our Dancing Into STEM video series, in which we use Indian classical dance, music, and rhythm to explore concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

    Dancing into STEM is conceptualized, scripted and choreographed by Dr. Lavanya Rajagopalan, with input from STEM and arts educators in the Clear Creek and Houston Independent School Districts (Dr. Laura Mackay and Mr. Craig Hauschildt). The videos are narrated and performed by the dancers of the Silambam Houston Dance Company.

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