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DIRECTOR / MARCELL L. PICKENS, JR.
Education, African-American Stories, African Diaspora, Women In Science, Genealogy, Ancestry
RUNNING TIME: 00:60:00
CAST: LaTasha Taylor Starr, Ariel Leslie, Jocelyn Reader, Ph.D.
The latest Este²M Builders project, STEM Roots, follows students through the genetic engineering process from a STEM, confidence building and family engagement perspective. In addition to project based learning activities in DNA collection and analysis, the actual scientific process as well as the student/family perspective will be highlighted. This documentary serves as an innovative pathway for comparing information assumed about heritage with the reality of African Diaspora exploration and discovery through STEM.
Friday, Sept. 30 / 3:45 p.m. – 5:05 pm CST
Looby Center Theater
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