Disney Junior's "Miles from Tomorrowland" an intergalactic animated series which weaves STEM-learning for kids ages 2-7 into its storylines, highlights Loretta, a cool big sister and expert coder. By showing both girls and boys how impactful coding can be, Disney hopes to inspire interest in STEM-related fields. Conversation will underscore the powerful relationship between science and entertainment and how the show imparts scientific concepts and principles to young viewers. Libraries must to contribute to the national dialog on increasing STEM experiences for youth of all ages. How can libraries facilitate continued curiosity in STEM as children move through learning experiences?
Meeting Type: Program
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