In this series, we try to keep everyone updated–including ourselves!–on the latest STEM-related book releases, specifically those that largely target younger readers (around 10 years old and younger).
December 2017 STEM Book Releases
Luciana, the title character, is a young girl who excels at science. So much so, that she is going to Space Camp and lead a team during a robot challenge. But, she learns that things do not always go as planned.
Smithsonian Kids to the Moon: Deluxe Activity Board Book
Like the previous book, this one is designed for 4 years and younger. It uses interactive elements (flaps and tabs) to engage readers and learn about rocket sciecne: how spaceships take off and what it takes to indeed travel to the moon.
The Slime Book: All You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Slime
Slime-making is a popular YouTube topic right now, and this book makes it easy for you and your kids to make your own. Using the given recipes provides a great opportunity to talk about the science–something the book explains–behind the slime.
The book includes 30 different slime recipes that use common ingredients found in many households, or at least easily purchased at the grocery store.