The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook: Build 18 Innovative Projects with Brain Power
Make personalized creations that fly, race, and blast off with The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook, brought to you by creative-engineering rockstar, Lance Akiyama.
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|Library of Congress
||Handicraft - Juvenile literature, Technology - Juvenile literature, Science - Juvenile literature - Experiments, Amusements - Juvenile literature
||Children's General Non-Fiction
Description of this Book
Rockport Publishing's creative engineering extraordinaire, Lance Akiyama, returns again with The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook, featuring 18 STEAM projects to get kids doing, thinking, and building! There is new emphasis in education to introduce STEM and STEAM to children earlier in life, often in elementary school. Just take a look atschools' shifting curricula, the explosion of maker spaces around the country, and demand by parents to have their children engaged with STEAM acitivities. The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook gives parents and kids ages 6 to 10 a selection of 18 engaging projects to build together. And when they're finished, they'll have personalized creations that fly, race, and blast off! Make an automaton, a pneumatic machine, a suspension bridge, a flexible hand, a crash-test car, a (working) vacuum cleaner, and a dozen more ingenious, kid-tested projects. This project book is the latest title by Rockport's creative-engineering rockstar, Lance Akiyama, (who you may remember from Rubber Band Engineer, Duct Tape Engineer, and Launchers, Lobbers, and Rockets Engineer) and was made in cooperation with Galileo Learning. Galileo Learning operates 70 innovation camps in California's Bay Area (where Lance is a proud curriculum developer) and in the Chicago area. Each of Galileo's project are tried, tested, and support Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) for elementary schools.
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Lance Akiyama is the author of four books in Rockports Engineer series: Rubber Band Engineer; Duct Tape Engineer; Launchers, Lobbers, and Rockets Engineer; and The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook. Lance is the Science Curriculum Manager for Galileo Learning (STEAM camps for Pre-K to 8th grade), for which he designs STEAM-based lessons and projects for K-8 students. He has been developing hands-on engineering projects for kids since 2011 and working in education since 2006. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.