Each unit includes stories and practice pages that help children understand science concepts and provide a foundation for completing each STEM challenge. A STEM journal activity helps guide children through the engineering design process: plan, create, test, and record.   
Topics within each STEM challenge target earth, life, and physical science. Each unit covers a specific scientific concept and includes:

  • Science Story: Introduces each science concept
  • Practice Activities: Support children’s understanding
  • STEM Story: Fictional story with a problem to solve
  • STEM Challenge: Hands-on activity to solve a problem
  • STEM Journal: Provides a planning outline to help complete the challenge activity

Smart Start STEM Grade Pre-K

SKU: EMC9925
  • PreK STEM skills include:

    • Visual discrimination
    • Fine motor skills
    • Comparisons
    • Letter formation
    • Sequencing


    PreK activities incorporate scientific concepts such as:
    Physical science

    • Shapes and sizes
    • Magnets
    • Floating/sinking

    Life science

    • Animals
    • Plants
    • People grow and change

    Earth science

    • Rocks
    • Weather
    • Air