App for Exploring the Social Impact of Photography
Plus: Getty Unshuttered offers 25 videos with bite-sized photo tips that will help students sharpen their photography skills and explore the medium and its social impact. Students can view the Unshuttered instructional videos for free on YouTube.
What are students in pursuit of? What drives them? What do they want to change? Getty Unshuttered provides a positive community for teen artists to create and raise their voices for social good—a place to inspire one another and grow as artists. The Getty Museum in Los Angeles invites them to snap a photo reflecting their passion, share their image, and energize others to act. The museum has featured hundreds of Getty Unshuttered artists and is aiming to make 2021 its biggest year yet. Students can download the Getty Unshutteredapp for iOS or Android and join the Unshuttered community on Facebook@gettyunshuttered and Twitter #unshuttered. Cost: Free
NASA’s HUNCHprogram empowers and inspires high school students through project-based learning. Students who participate in the program learn twenty-first century skills and have the opportunity to launch their careers through participation in the design and fabrication of real-world-valued products for NASA.
First Book, in partnership with the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), has created the 2020–2021 Diversity in STEM Calendar, a free tool designed to help educators bring amazing moments of innovation to life and showcase the incredible contributions of diverse STEM pioneers with children across the country.