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Project NEGA Resources

Scroll down to find copies of education points we covered together during the workshop such as Picture Book Read-alouds, Energizers and Content Lesson Plans. 

Classroom Energizers

Quick activities (such as icebreakers) designed to get your students and their brains engaged with fun, movement and thinking.

Relationship Builders

Activities designed to help your students get to know each other and help create a positive classroom environment that supports learning.

STEM Read-Aloud Videos

Video read-alouds of excellent English Language picture books to  support STEM concepts while building vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.

What is STEM - Video Lessons

A collection of short videos explaining the core concepts of STEM including the science and engineering practices and cross-cutting concepts.

Content Conversations

Activities that support the STEM Picture Books designed to get students talking about the core concepts to help build conversational fluency.

Edison / Microbric Resources


Here are a collection of materials that can support your efforts to use the Edison robot to teach problem solving as well as critical and algorithmic thinking.   

NEGA Zoom Recordings

These are the unedited recordings from the biweekly Project NEGA Webinars where teachers explore how these ideas are working in their classrooms.

Video Picture Books

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My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids | Read Aloud

My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids | Read Aloud

My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids, Fun Facts About Space For Ages 3-5 by Bruce Betts, PHD. Get 10% off on Amazon: #planets #solarsystem #readaloud #firstbook #read #kidsbooksreadaloud #reading Blast off on an exploration of our solar system with this fun book on space for kids ages 3 to 5. Get even the littlest astronomer excited for the big universe of outer space, from the bright and burning sun to our own blue Earth to ice-capped Pluto and every planet in between. With this book, kids will explore the entire solar system through incredible pictures and fascinating facts on what makes each planet so special, including their size, distance from the sun, what the surface is like, how many moons they have, and more! This planets for kids book includes: ➜ ASTRONOMY FOR KIDS: Learn all about the eight planets in our solar system, plus dwarf planets Ceres, Pluto, Eris, Haumea, and Makemake. ➜ FUN SPACE FACTS: Did you know the bubbles in soda are the same gas that’s on Venus? Out of this world facts will keep kids glued to the page and excited to explore the sky. ➜BIG, BEAUTIFUL IMAGES: Vibrant photos will take kids deep into space and onto each planet―no telescope required. Get kids excited learning about the amazing universe that surrounds them with this fun and engaging astronomy book. ➜ My First Book of Planets on Amazon with 10% off: ➜ CallistoKids on Instagram: ➜ CallistoKids on Pinterest: ➜ CallistoKids on TikTok: My First Book of Planets published by Rockridge Press, Callisto Media's primary book imprint. My First Book of Planets ©2022 Callisto Studios. All Rights Reserved.
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