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Early Childhood STEM, Preschool STEM, Kindergarten STEM, Simple Machines, Early Learning STEM, Early Childhood Science, Early Childhood Mathematics, Play-Based Learning, Early Childhood Engineering, Early Childhood STEAM


Early Childhood Education | Educational Methods | Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education | Science and Mathematics Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development


STEAM-integrated activities are for all learners, including those in an early childhood setting. Participate in a series of play-based activities that promote foundational mathematics skills and foster curiosity, creativity, and innovation. Measure, graph, sort, categorize, argue, and defend your ideas while previewing a series of STEAM-integrated concepts featuring simple machines.


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