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We are here to celebrate Pi Day on Episode 4 of STEM Chat! We make chalk circles, teach toddlers about circles and of course what’s Pi Day without pie?

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Also in this episode’s Favorite Things, we feature STEM Chat friend, Terri Selting David’s (we interviewed her here last fall). Her second book in her Renegade Tinkering Girls Club series, Renegade Style just recently launched. It’s a great book for middle grade readers. The projects in this novel include everything from weaving to making a sewn circuit bracelet.

 

 


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