posted on: 01/23/2013 - 12:19pm by LCanilao
The Balboa Park Cultural Partnership is hosting a bold experiment that explores the connection between arts-based learning and scientific innovation. The project is called the San Diego Incubator for Innovation. It aims to test if involvement with the arts changes the ability to create, develop and communicate STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) based ideas.
Inside the Innovation Incubator, teams of educators, artists, business leaders and students will gather to solve a civic challenge chosen by the residents of San Diego County. Voting is open through January 27; click here for official voting site. Residents can rank the following three challenges in the order they believe most deserves an innovative solution:
21st Century Healthcare --- Utilizing mobile telecommunications in healthcare and biotech industries to advance medical research, healthcare delivery and health information for greater well-being.
Climate Change --- Combating global warming to prevent its devastating effects of rising sea levels, heat waves, droughts, increasing wildfire frequency, severe storms and flooding.
Water --- Finding an answer to increasing water demands so that the region can ensure sustainable, high quality water it needs to support a healthy society, economy and...Read The Rest