This Research in Practice Series book provides practical strategies that educators can use to guide young children’s STEM learning in nature-based programs. It explains how educators can:
- plan STEM learning experiences in play-based settings
- embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing and being into their nature programs
- develop children’s observation skills and confidence to be in natural settings
- help families extend children’s learning at home
Using case studies, research-informed insights and STEM learning examples, this book also offers ideas about how educators can support STEM teaching and learning in nature-based programs. The aim is for educators to gain the knowledge and confidence to identify, plan and assess children’s STEM learning in nature-based programs.