Themes

Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation

How do we know what we know?

Every breakthrough discovery begins with a question. In the inquiry, imagination, and innovation theme, you will examine what you don’t know, challenge what you think you know, and learn how to transform these new insights into innovative ideas. You’ll also explore how the quest for answers has long driven art, science, imagination, and the creative process. Here are some of the concepts you will be investigating:

  • How is knowledge discovered? How is it transformed into new technology and institutions?
  • How do artists discover and transform the world into creative works such as visual art, drama, or dance?
  • How do we interpret visuals, sound, and other media in meaningful ways?
  • How can we integrate knowledge from different perspectives to create a more holistic and useful way of understanding the world?