Do-it-yourself STEM learning kits at SIBF 2020 to get kids excited
A range of books at Sharjah International Book Fair 2020 promoting a
hands-on approach to learning science, technology, engineering & math
Sharjah, November 11, 2020
What is the earth made up of? What happens to the food I eat? How is sound created?
If you are at a loss to explain to your young ones the answers to these intriguing questions, help is at hand with a range of STEM-oriented books available for sale at the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair, at Expo Centre Sharjah.
To feed the curiosity of your little learners and ignite their interest in all STEM topics (science, technology, engineering, and math), UAE-based Books Factory for Publishing and Distribution is presenting an extensive collection from the Wonders of Learning series at SIBF this year.
Located at M11 in Hall 06, the series that explores science, biology, space, geology, physics, and the human body, amongst others, are brilliantly engaging and informative and is certain to broaden horizons, and foster critical thinking and problem solving skills. Each educational box set, packed in a sturdy storage box, consists of a wall poster, a brilliantly illustrated 48-page reference book, a 24-page colourful sticker book, and a do-it-yourself kit to enhance learning by a hands-on approach.
To grasp important STEM concepts, each set features fun-filled and fact-packed introductions that stimulate the curiosity of children, aged 8-16.
Discover Space enables children to explore the wonders of space, our solar system, the galaxies, and the universe. Children can investigate the volcanoes on Mars, the rings of Saturn, the craters on our moon, and the raging storm on Jupiter. This set also includes glow-in-the-dark shapes and a model solar system.
Discover Electricity & Magnetism provides a captivating insight into how we have harnessed electromagnetism to create some of the everyday devices that we know and love while Discover the Human Body offers answers to all your questions on what goes on inside the human body including what happens to the food you eat and the air you breathe. For young biology fans, this book provides a complete guide to the human anatomy and includes a model skeleton kit.
A pressure-powered car kit can be found in the Discover Physics box set which offers a captivating insight into a variety of scientific ideas and theories about the properties of matter and energy. Discover Geology, on the other hand, delves into the structure and composition of earth and features a mineral digging kit. Other educational box sets in the series include Discover Light, Sound & Motion, Discover Science, and Discover Biology.
Also available at Books Factory are a series of educational tin sets, including Discover Dinosaurs that includes a reference book, wall chart and fossil excavation kit. Discover Planets offers a fun introduction to the types of planets found in our solar system and how they are formed and enables the child to keep an open mind about the planets waiting to be discovered.
With STEM careers said to drive the future economy, it is never too early to engage the young ones in STEM learning especially in today’s digital technology era where the capability to design, test and build solutions and the ability to innovate are crucial for personal growth and success.