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Engineering

Childhood is a time of exploration and learning, which is why it is so important to start building 21st-century skills. Nothing says 21st-century learning like exploring circuitry and what better way to do this than through the use of electronic kits? Introduce your child to electronics and circuits using littleBits or snap circuits – two of...

For kindergarteners to really develop their STEM skills, they will need the appropriate avenues, activities, and materials to train. It may be challenging for them to gain this curiosity when adults constantly take away everything for their safety - rightfully so in most cases. However, they still have this sensational urge to experiment and successfully master...

Kids and adults learn best through hands-on and applied learning scenarios, which is where the robot kits come in. You know that STEM Education as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is the idea that schools should be teaching these four subjects together rather than separately. People learn best through hands-on and applied learning scenarios, which...

Is your child curious for mechanics and building? How to Identify a Mechanically Inclined Toddler Whether your child simply has an innate knack for mechanical construction or they see you busily repairing household items, a curiosity for mechanics can most certainly happen to any toddler. If they treat every object like a building block or simply...

This process is a step-by-step method used by teams of engineers to solve engineering problems or challenges. We all run into issues in our everyday lives. These might involve a gadget that’s not working correctly and needs improvement or could include something we want to make “from scratch.” Using math, engineering, and science concepts, we consider...

Simple machines are tools with few or no moving parts that make work easier. There are six types of simple machines: lever, inclined plane, wedge, screw, wheel and axle, and pulley. I love starting out a lesson on simple machines of brainstorming as a class all of the examples of different simple machines they can think...