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Peer-reviewed article

STEAM Learning in Public Libraries: A “Guide on the Side” Approach for Inclusive Learning

January 1, 2020 | Public Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks

Children and their families are practicing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) skills through a library program. Hand-crank generators and LED bulbs are set out on each of the tables, along with two types of dough—conductive play dough and insulating modeling clay.


  • Brooks Mitchell
    Space Science Institute
  • Claire Ratcliffe
    Space Science Institute
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    Space Science Institute
  • Citation

    DOI : 10.5860/cal.18.3.7
    Publication Name: Children & Libraries
    Volume: 18
    Number: 3


    Funding Program: Science Activation
    Award Number: NNX16AE30A
    Resource Type: Research Products
    Discipline: Art, music, and theater | General STEM | Space science
    Audience: Elementary School Children (6-10) | Families | General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Learning Researchers
    Environment Type: Public Programs | Library Programs | Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Resource Centers and Networks

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