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Author McChesney, Elizabeth M., author.

Title Pairing STEAM with stories : 46 hands-on activities for children / Elizabeth McChesney and the Chicago Public Library, Brett Nicholas and the Museum of Science and Industry.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  J 027.62 MCCHESNEY    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - ON-ORDER (not available yet)    On Order
Description xiv, 122 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary "This book provides 46 hands-on STEAM activities that librarians and museum educators can implement"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / by Aaron Dworkin -- Introduction: Are we reaching everyone? -- Float your boat -- Slime time -- Flying gyroscope -- See cool patterns with a kaleidoscope -- Wacky wobbler -- Balance bird -- Circle spinners -- Toothpick tops -- Straw pipes -- Sound sandwich -- Marker tie-dye -- Freaky foam -- Rain sticks -- Far, far away -- Water filter -- Weather station: anemometer -- Weather station: barometer -- Weather station: rain gauge -- Weather station: wind vane -- Blown over -- Helping hands -- On your mark, get set, blow! -- Mind reader card trick -- DIY cloud -- Amped-up energy -- Egg-stronaut -- Original reaction -- Up, up, and away -- Forget to water your plants -- Two scoops of science -- Insulation engineering challenge -- Newspaper fortress -- Seas the day -- Look out below! -- pH rainbow -- Topsy-turvy world -- Recycled seed paper -- Summer slopes -- Reach for the skyscrapers -- Solar snacks -- Stomp rockets -- Bridging the gap -- Bubble blowout -- Signal the superhero -- Cool under pressure -- Outta this world.
Summary High-quality summer programs can change lives. They can help close the achievement and opportunity gaps between lower and higher income students by promoting innovation and experimentation with new ideas. And the effect is cumulative, helping kids catch up, keep up, and propel forward into the school year ahead. McChesney and Nicholas showcase STEAM activities, paired with childrens' stories, that will help you harness summer as a time of growth for your patrons. -- adapted from Foreword.
Subject Children's libraries -- Activity programs -- Case studies.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Libraries and museums -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Technology -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Engineering -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Science and the arts -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Children's libraries -- Activity programs. (OCoLC)fst00855783
Engineering -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs. (OCoLC)fst00910431
Libraries and museums. (OCoLC)fst00997541
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs. (OCoLC)fst01012273
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Activity programs. (OCoLC)fst01108437
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Nicholas, Brett, author.
Chicago Public Library, author.
Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.), author.
ISBN 9780838947494 (paperback)
0838947492 (paperback)
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