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Children’s books teach STEM lessons
By Megan Wehring
As educators of future teachers, two local professors use children’s literature to teach lessons about science and engineering.
The STEM curriculum focuses on educating students about science, technology, engineering and mathematics by using an applied approach to solve a problem. Texas is one of few states to just now include engineering as an element of science education.
Children can experience how engineers use creative problem solving by reading books, according to Texas...