字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi, my name is Zion Randall, and I'm here to tell you that imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein knew that in 1929, but somehow, the adults of today don't understand that the knowledge they want us to learn is limited, but our imaginations are endless. The kids of today all know about 3D printers, Google Glasses, indoor skydiving, and hoverbikes. Does anyone know how those ideas started? These great inventions all started with play. Someone somewhere played with their imagination. They had imagined an idea that no one else had thought of. Later, an inventor or scientist created their art into real-working creations. Let me show you what I mean by looking at some old movies and facts. The movie "Back to the Future" gave us drones. Drones are unmanned robots that can be programmed. They can be used to attack, take pictures, videos, even send mail, too. It's true we don't see drones walking dogs like they did in the movies, but for scientists to create a real-working drone, an artist needed to imagine it. "Frankenstein" is an old movie that we all know about. "Frankenstein" is, is a, is the first, one of the first science fiction novels written in 1818. In this book and movie, Victor Frankenstein uses dead body parts to create Frankenstein. I think that sounds like an organ transplant. Doctors used ideas from Victor's imagination to create real medical surgeries. Imagination can lead us to unknown places, places I want to go. I bet you're wondering where imagination started. Imagination (inaudible) is something that we special humans have. It all started with the early humans. They created tools like the wheel. They created hunting tools like spears. Scientists are still trying to figure out how imagination works today. Imagination is putting your creativity into action. When you take what you know, and you mix it with the unknown, you make something new. This imagination is pretty powerful. It uses a large portion of the human brain. It creates an excitement across many different (areas) in your brain. I use my art to draw. I draw fake things such as real things in my life. I think about how the world could be more interesting if there were new ideas in my head. Did you know that kids that take art are four times more likely to be recognized for their academic achievement? Those same kids are four times, or three times more likely to be rewarded for their attendance at school. So, in conclusion, if you let us use our imagination more, we will want to come to school and be more successful. Thank you.