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Books – Earth Science

<< Return to Books Earth Science Earth: Earth Elaine Landau, Children’s Press, 2008, ISBN: 0531147886 Children ages 9–12 may enjoy reading about Earth’s place in the solar system, what Earth is made of, how water and air make life possible, and what a kid can do to fight global warming. Colorful images and fun facts accompany […]

admin November 8, 2016 August 26, 2019
Books – Engineering

<< Return to Books Engineering Engineering Solutions Hop! Plop! Corey Rosen Schwartz and Tali Klein, Walker Childrens, 2006, ISBN:  9780802780560 Friends Elephant and Mouse visit a playground and struggle to use the playground equipment. For example, Mouse is sent flying when Elephant sits opposite him on the seesaw. Appropriate for ages 3 and up. On […]

admin November 8, 2016 August 26, 2019
Our Moon

<< Return to Books Our Moon Happy Birthday, Moon Asch, F. (2014). Aladdin. Science Adventures with Max the Dog Series Bennett, Jeffrey (2008-2015). Big Kid Science. Grades 2-4; fiction Faces of the Moon Crelin, B. (2009) Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. Grades 1 – 4 Moon Base Alpha Series Gibbs, Stuart (2013-2016). Simon & Schuster Books for Young […]

Keliann LaConte August 26, 2016 August 26, 2019
Books – Space Science

  Space Science General The book on the topic “Foundations and Ideologies: Dark Matter, Dark Energy and the Human Health” has been created by Ms. Ashwini Sathnur, Capacity Development Expert in United Nations Development Programme. The details on the information about this book is presented in the website url/ link which is mentioned here below:- […]

admin July 5, 2016 July 31, 2019
Books – Professional Development

<< Return to Books Professional Development How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries Vera Gubnitskaia and Carol Smallwood Scarecross Press, Inc., 2014, ISBN 9780810892736 Authors from public libraries and academy provide strategies for implementing STEM programs. Exploring Science in the Library: Resources and Activities for Young People Maria Sosa and Tracy Gath […]

admin July 7, 2016 April 18, 2019
STEM in Libraries: Resources, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

Where do you struggle as you are implementing STEM programs? What successes have you had? Participants in STEM workshops have contributed their resources, challenges, and successes. Notes from those conversations are shared in the following documents. Log in to your free STAR Net account to edit these documents and add your own ideas. How to Evaluate/Collect Feedback […]

Keliann LaConte July 30, 2018 July 30, 2018 at-risk, audience, collaboration, Connected Learning, evaluation, facilitation, networking, partnership, promoting programs, resources, tips, underserved, Youth Voice
Promoting Your STEM Programs

<< Return to STEM in Libraries: Resources, Challenges, and Lessons Learned Ideas from workshop participants: Target to audience more specifically (e.g., “Designed for girls aged 7 to 12 – Boys welcome too!”) Code Like a Girl Distinguish our programs from schools – disconnected from curriculum Meetups Market to schools, at shopping centres, in parent publications […]

Keliann LaConte July 30, 2018 July 30, 2018
Connecting with Other Library Professionals

<< Return to STEM in Libraries: Resources, Challenges, and Lessons Learned Ideas from workshop participants: Meet with neighboring libraries to share ideas and resources, network Informal ideas sharing between services FB group Google Docs Google Groups Advocacy Shared conference presentations (inter-library) Create universal resources which can be shared across public libraries Special Interest Group on […]

Keliann LaConte July 30, 2018 July 30, 2018
Getting Ideas for STEM Activities

<< Return to STEM in Libraries: Resources, Challenges, and Lessons Learned STEM Activity Clearinghouse http://clearinghouse.starnetlibraries.org Search STAR Net‘s STEM Activity Clearinghouse for vetted hands-on STEM activities for all age levels and related resources. Use search tools to filter activities by content area, age group, time to complete activity, time needed to prep activity, cost associated with […]

Keliann LaConte July 30, 2018 July 30, 2018
Facilitation Tips & Tricks

<< Return to STEM in Libraries: Resources, Challenges, and Lessons Learned I ask open ended questions to encourage exploration of the topic, creative thinking, and discussion. Having two facilitators to run the program – if you can. Works really well in keeping up the enthusiasm and fun. Program runs better. Support adults (parents, carers) to […]

Keliann LaConte July 30, 2018 July 30, 2018

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