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Virtual Educator Evening: Making Things That Matter with Lisa Yokana

Virtual Educator Evening: Making Things That Matter with Lisa Yokana

Educators will explore the differences between designing for and designing with others. Participants will run through a quick and fun design challenge at home with STEAM educator, Lisa Yokana, to identify and develop solutions to real-world challenges utilizing concepts of “maker-centered learning.”

This program is hosted virtually on Zoom:
Meeting ID: 851 1665 6095
Passcode: 124280

Suggested tools and prototyping materials for this month’s Educator Evening. Please note that you do not need all of these supplies. These are merely some optional suggestions. Look around your house and grab anything that looks interesting!


  • Scissors 
  • Exacto knife and cutting surface
  • Hot glue gun-if you have one

Prototyping materials:

  • Popsicle sticks 
  • Cardboard 
  • Construction paper 
  • Tape
  • Glue stick  
  • Wire  
  • Toothpicks  
  • Chopsticks  
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Paper clips
  • Plastic spoons, knives or forks
  • Paper or plastic cups
  • Paper towel or toilet paper roll

Educator Evenings are a FREE professional development series hosted virtually offering state-approved professional development hours for participation. Professional development hours are available for participating in the Educator Evenings and issued upon request.

Educator Evenings are sponsored by the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, Bank of America and the Nell J. Redfield Foundation.

STEAM education programs at the Nevada Museum of Art are sponsored by Tesla and Waste Management.

Ongoing Programs
April 5, 2023 4 – 5:30 pm