Speaking of hands-on in STEM, more tools are showing up to provide Science and Technology instructors the gadgets needed to deliver hands-on opportunities. The Kano Kit is a perfect example. The kit provides one with the components needed to build a Raspberry Pi computer.
Hands-on learning is essential for many students to thrive in science. Engaging through hands-on learning, is key to developing scientific literacy, enhancing understanding of scientific concepts and heightening their appreciation of how science works. Luz Rivas, Founder and Executive Director of DIY Girls, has written a piece about her experience in starting an after-school program nurturing the minds of 5th grade girls.