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Stem Lab

Stem Lab

Presents over two dozen science activities demonstrating such scientific properties as forces and motion, chemical reactions, shapes and structures, and light and sound.

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ISBN 9781465475619
Barcode 9781465475619
Published 29 January 2019 by DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Challoner, Jack
Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian
Series Maker Lab
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ISBN-13 9781465475619
ISBN-10 1465475613
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Imprint DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication Date 29 January 2019
Publication Country
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Challoner, Jack
Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian
Series Maker Lab
Category Science
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 218mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 907g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Science projects, Science - Experiments
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 507.8
Catalogue Code 949602

Description of this Book

From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run and creating a crane, Smithsonian: STEM Lab is packed with activities that young readers can do at home to explore, discover, and understand the way the world works. How are rockets fired into space? How is energy harnessed? How do buildings survive earthquakes? With fun, hands-on projects and experiments, this book reveals how science, technology, engineering, and math are woven through the world around us. Simple steps guide readers through the stages of each project, with spotlights on the key science, technology, engineering, and math learning involved in each project along the way. Take it further sidebars encourage young readers to experiment and take their projects to the next level, developing their independence, initiative, and creative-thinking skills. With a focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) across school curricula to prepare children for the modern world, STEM Lab inspires and engages inquisitive young readers. It's perfect for school projects, homework help, and firing up imaginations.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 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

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Author's Bio

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.

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