Art and Science Punks

Adventures with art, science, technology and sometimes fire

About the show

Join the Art and Science Punks as they reflect on their latest art, science and tech projects, gadgets, and experiments. Rob and Kate are lifelong learners with kids exploring and sharing creativity, sometimes with great success and sometimes with great failure, but always with laughter (and occasionally tears).

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Episodes

  • Episode 81: What-Cha-Makin'

    May 5th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 8 secs
    arcade, coaching, coding, comics, creativity, illustration, science, teaching, workshop

    This week Kate and Rob talk about what they've been working on, creative projects and products wise. One made an in person workshop work as a virtual event, the other illustrated an arcade cabinet. Also, Rob is just really into journaling.

    This week's art and science picks: one is a coloring activity from a science comic and the other is a creative way to make music with code.

  • Episode 80: Learning from Life

    March 31st, 2020  |  Season 4  |  57 mins 31 secs
    art, coding, creativity, nasa, quarantine, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss extra picks for things we found fun and educational in art and science in recent weeks. Also, we talk about what we're learning so far by sheltering in place for the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This week's art and science picks: a friendly browser coding tool, an ephemeral event, a gassy planet situation and more space learnings.

  • Episode 79: Heart

    February 24th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  57 mins 31 secs
    art, creativity, encouragement, health, heart, science, technology

    This week Kate and Rob discuss Kate's recent heart surgery. We talk about her journey from finding out about AFib, the key events, feelings, and science all without too many gory details.

    This week's art and science picks: one is a wearable computer, the other is an encouraging play-along podcast.

  • Episode 78: Getting Unstuck

    February 11th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  38 mins 50 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, knitting, nasa, science, space

    This week Kate and Rob discuss being stuck creatively and how they each try to find a way forward with stuck projects. Also: Rob likes RSS feeds and readers. Also also: be on the look out for spending too much time on getting unstuck!

    This week's art and science picks: one is about an exciting space photo, the other is a very hands-on craft activity.

  • Episode 77: Feelings About Goal Planning

    January 12th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 46 secs
    art, couples, creativity, family, goals, philosophy, planning, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss goal planning processes, demonstrate one of our activities in the Where Next Journal and talk about when big feelings help with goals. Also: getting stuck in the process of goal planning. Also also: Happy New Year!

    This week's art and science picks: one is about archival quality art materials, the other is a messy and fun activity.