Title: What’s Your STEM
Author: Rihab Sawah
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1507200641 | 256 pages
Set your child up for a bright future with this new, interactive activity book that helps kids decide which STEM”science, technology, engineering, and math”skills they most enjoy”and where they most excel!
How do batteries work? How exactly does a bridge stay up? How likely is it that someone shares your birthday?
Kids are curios. And parents can help foster that curiosity and channel it into a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math with Whats Your STEM?
This engaging activity book helps children learn about STEM with a variety of activities. Working together with their parents, they can figure out what interests them now”and how it can lead to a career later on.
In addition to the fifty entertaining and educational experiments, this interactive book includes information on potential STEM career paths.
Families can work together to complete the activities, find out what everyone likes, and learn about jobs in those fields. Whats Your STEM? is a fun, family-friendly way to expand kids horizons and choose their own STEM adventure!
Title: Robotics in STEM Education
Author: Myint Swe Khine
English |2017 | 260 Pages | ISBN : 3319577859
This book describes recent approaches in advancing STEM education with the use of robotics, innovative methods in integrating robotics in school subjects, engaging and stimulating students with robotics in classroom-based and out-of-school activities, and new ways of using robotics as an educational tool to provide diverse learning experiences.
It addresses issues and challenges in generating enthusiasm among students and revamping curricula to provide application focused and hands-on approaches in learning . The book also provides effective strategies and emerging trends in using robotics, designing learning activities and how robotics impacts the students’ interests and achievements in STEM related subjects.
The frontiers of education are progressing very rapidly. This volume brought together a collection of projects and ideas which help us keep track of where the frontiers are moving. This book ticks lots of contemporary boxes: STEM, robotics, coding, and computational thinking among them. Most educators interested in the STEM phenomena will find many ideas in this book which challenge, provide evidence and suggest solutions related to both pedagogy and content. Regular reference to 21st Century skills, achieved through active collaborative learning in authentic contexts, ensures the enduring usefulness of this volume.
Professor of Education and Director of the STEM Education Research Group
Curtin University, Perth, Australia