Celebrate Citizen Science Month by reading and or participating in one of these projects.
Established in 1894, National Bird Day is a day to raise awareness about the protection of various species of birds.
Today, November 8, 2021, is National STEM Day. This series, STEM Projects in Minecraft, combines STEM learning and gaming. Keppeler, Jill. The Unofficial Guide to Crafting in Minecraft. Keppeler, Jill. The Unofficial Guide to Exploring Biomes in Minecraft. Nagelhout, Ryan. The Unofficial Guide to Science Experiments in Minecraft. Tower, Eric. The Unofficial Guide to Growing … Continue reading National STEM Day
October 12, 2021 is Ada Lovelace Day! For Adults: Chiaverini, Jennifer. Enchantress of Numbers. (Fiction) Essinger, James. Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age. Seymour, Miranda. In Byron's Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Byron's Wife and Daughter. For Kids: Hayes, Amy. Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer. McCulley, Emily. Dreaming in … Continue reading Ada Lovelace Day
Going to State Fair offers plenty of opportunities to examine physical forces like gravity, friction and drag. This year there will be more than 70 rides in the Midway. If kids want to learn more about forces and motion after their ride, here are some selections at Rockwall County Library:
Bailey, Jacqui. Let's Investigate Materials. Backhouse, Frances. Beavers: Radical Rodents and Ecosystem Engineers. Butterfield, Moira. Look What I Found in the Woods. DK. Explanatorium of Science. Heinecke, Liz Lee. Chemistry For Kids: Homemade Science Experiments and Activities. Lord, Bethany. Look Down and See the Natural Wonders of the World. Pruetz, J.D. You Can Be a … Continue reading New STEM Books for Kids.