STEAM for All Ages, even infants and toddlers!

I recently had a great opportunity to watch a scientist at work. She was studying an empty plastic water bottle, turning it over and over, staring at it, squeezing it – and then she let it drop from her highchair, studying the effect of gravity. And yes, she was just 11 months old! No wonder they call babies and toddlers little scientists. That baby’s explorations with the bottle reminded me of so many of the things — observing, exploring, experimenting — that I talk about in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) workshops for preschool and elementary school teachers

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