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Smart Start: STEM, Grade K

EMC: 9926
Winner of Creative Child Magazine's 2022 Creative Play of the Year Award, Smart Start: STEM encourages kindergarten learners to use critical and creative thinking strategies to solve problems. Use Smart Start: STEM for enrichment at home and help your child develop lifelong critical thinking skills. Read more below
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Smart Start STEM
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EMC Number: 9926

EAN: 9781629385402

Engage your Grade K child in fun hands-on projects that develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 

Topics within each STEM challenge target earth, life, and physical science.

Each unit covers a specific scientific concept and includes:

  • Science Story: Introduces each science concept
  • Practice Activities: Support children’s understanding
  • STEM Story: Fictional story with a problem to solve
  • STEM Challenge: Hands-on activity to solve a problem
  • STEM Journal: Provides a planning outline to help complete the challenge activity

Kindergarten STEM skills include:
  • Comparisons
  • Letter formation
  • Fine motor skills
  • Cause and effect
  • Visual discrimination
  • Sequencing
  • Inference
Kindergarten activities incorporate these scientific concepts:
 
Physical science
  • Shapes, Sizes, and More
  • Solids and Liquids
  • Does the Magnet Stick?
  • Wheels Do the Work
Life science
  • What Plants Need
  • What Animals Need
  • Plant Parts
  • Living Things
  • People Grow and Change
Earth science
  • Bodies of Water
  • Seasons
  • Rocks

The STEM challenges and activities encourage your child to think creatively and explore different ideas to solve problems. Parents act as facilitators, guiding their children through the problem-solving process.

Each unit includes stories and practice pages that help children understand science concepts and provide a foundation for completing each STEM challenge. A STEM journal activity helps guide children through the engineering design process: plan, create, test, and record.

Includes answer key.

Be sure to check out the entire Smart Start series for early learners that includes Reading & WritingPhonics & SpellingSight WordsPhonics & Spelling, and Coding activity books!

Science, technology, engineering, and math are cool! That is the goal of STEM education—getting students interested in these areas of study instead of becoming shy or anxious. ...Read more >>

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