STEM Lab (Maker Lab) (Hardcover)
From racing wind up cars to making music with a homemade guitar, STEM Lab will excite and inspire curious young minds.
STEM Lab is packed with 25 exciting STEM activities, perfect for firing up kids’ imaginations. Explore and discover beautifully illustrated science activities with an easy to follow guide that will explain how science, technology, engineering and math shape the world around us.
A perfect balance between education and fun, STEM Lab teaches young readers through each experiment, describing the science behind it and providing engaging STEM facts. The richly illustrated activities promote further thinking by suggested “Test and Tweak” notes. Encourage young readers to take their projects to the next level, while furthering their understanding of the science behind it.
Each activity has its own ‘How It Works” section covering STEM principles to help young minds understand answers to their science curiosity, exercising cognitive thinking and problem-solving skills.
Learn The Science Behind 25 Amazing Projects
Science activities for kids that can be done at home. Leap into the exciting world of STEM where Science, Technology, Engineering and Math combine in 25 fun and easy-to-do projects. STEM Lab teaches young readers how to make impressive insulating gloves, stunning spaghetti towers, amazing automations, and explores many more educational activities.
STEM subjects are a crucial part of a child’s education. STEM Lab helps kids to practice STEM principles in a fun and engaging manner, while exercising motor skills and cognitive thinking. The four subject areas this book is based on are interrelated, and by combining them new insights, ideas and solutions to problems emerge. STEM Lab will teach you the principles of engineering and the science behind it.
This STEM filled activity book is organised into four sections:
- Forces and Motion
- Liquids and Reactions
- Shapes and Structures
- Light and Sound
STEM Lab combines fun and learning with hand-on activities that engages STEM principles.
About the Author
Jack Challoner has written more than 30 books on science and technology, and also acts as a science consultant for books, magazines, and television. His most recent book for DK is Maker Lab (2016), which was shortlisted for the RNS Young People's Book Prize.
“Between the crisp, colorful presentation and the interactive, kid-friendly projects... young makers will be sucked into STEM-filled learning fun, whether in the classroom or at home.” —Booklist