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Tuesday, April 13 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
STEAM it Up! Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

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STEAM it Up! Celebrating the Week of the Young Child
April 13, 6-7:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Shannon McManus 

* Hands on experience that can be done virtually or live
* Integration of Habits of Mind language
* Relevant to time of year, ease of materials (Observing nature, sink/float, marble run)

Workshop Description:
The STEAM Initiative is happy to join the Birth-3rd Grade Partnership to celebrate the Week of the Young Child. 

The April STEAM training is being run through Birth-3rd Grade Partnership and they have their own registration link.
link: https://www.cb3p.org/?kind=Training 

Join us as we dive into hands-on STEAM activities that can be implemented virtually or in-person with our young learners. We will unpack these simple invitations to explore and reflect on how curiosity and engagement can be encouraged. Learn how STEAM Habits of Mind can be fostered in our youngest learners through experimentation and play!

Some materials to have handy, if possible:

  • coin
  • tin foil
  • straw
  • crayon
  • med to large container (cup, bowl etc)

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Shannon McMannus

Trainer/Facilitator, City of Cambridge STEAM Initiative
Shannon is an educator who strives to provide meaningful and fun learning experiences for people of all ages. She is currently developing a variety of STEM experiences for young children and educators in her community. After teaching high school physics and integrated science for... Read More →

Tuesday April 13, 2021 6:00pm - 7:30pm EDT
Zoom (Online) Virtual Conference Call