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3 Ways to Build a Love of STEM in Your Kids

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are the jobs of the future. We need to encourage young people who are interested to pursue study and careers in these rewarding fields. Here are three ways you, as a parent, can encourage a love of STEM in your kids:

  1. Do STEM activities outside school. Your young person shouldn’t just be doing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics within the four walls of his or her school. Foster a love of learning and experimentation within your home through coding apps, cooking or baking, experiments, or even playing Lego.
  2. Visit museums and science centers. These facilities can be a great way to do some hands-on STEM activities. They may even offer special workshops or events to help introduce your children to various fields of STEM. Of course, be on the lookout for evolutionary content and be prepared to talk about it with your kids.
  3. Teach your kids critical thinking skills. From a young age help them learn and apply the scientific method—observe, ask questions, develop a hypothesis, and test that hypothesis. Get them curious and encourage them to ask questions, explore, and try and solve problems.

Now get out there and enjoy studying and exploring God’s creation with your kids!

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