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Hey Bill Nye! Is Art as Important as Science?
Television Host and Science Educator
The American education tradition is firmly rooted in liberal arts and the sciences, though increasingly calls are being made for STEM education. Whether this comes from economic concerns or from purely educational ones, we don't want science at the exclusion of art, or visa versa, says Bill Nye the Science Guy. As a science educator, Bill Nye the Science Guy has needed artistic conventions to communicate knowledge and information to his audience. That's just one reason why we need art, he says.