National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day is on November 8th. But, why not make everyday S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day.? To help, we are highlighting some of our favorite science-themed educational series! These interactive books and kits let children explore topics such as the ocean, space, the human body, and so much more. Learn all about these fascinating titles below!
The Smithsonian Exploration Station series
The Smithsonian Exploration Station series combines informative text with interactive elements to satisfy curiosity and keep children engaged. Whether they're hanging up the glow-in-the-dark stars from Solar System, blowing up the inflatable globe from World Atlas, or assembling the model skeleton in Human Body, kids are sure to be enthralled by this hands-on learning experience.
3-D Explorer series
It's time to explore the secrets of the natural world—layer by layer—with these innovative titles. Each book features five spectacular 3-D pop-up panoramas with foil and transparent layers that reveal the inner workings of each fantastic location.
Build It series
Visual and kinesthetic learning combine in our Build It series. Each fact-filled title includes a 32-page informative book and pieces to construct a model of the given subject. These unique interactive guides cover everything from the human body and dinosaurs to sharks and rockets. Don’t just read about it—build it!
Combining the best elements of a book with 3-D layered models to help readers truly “explore” the mysteries of what makes things work, this series presents a unique approach to learning. The three-dimensional interactive format allows for in-depth exploration of each subject. Each title features colorful illustrations and a unique model that can be explored, layer by layer, by simply turning the page.
Timeline Science series
Past and present collide in this educational series! Follow in the footsteps of prehistoric giants in Dinosaurs, discover planets in Smithsonian Space Exploration, and brave icy conditions in The Ice Age. Each kit contains a guidebook that chronicles monumental moments in each subject as well as over 80 reusable stickers, 1 double-sided poster, and a buildable 6" model so that children reinforce learning. Kids will get to build a T.rex skeleton, a rocket, or a woolly mammoth skeleton. Get ready to bring history to life with Timeline Science!
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