Go to an Escape Room
Some of the very foundations of STEM are observation, investigation, and problem solving. The escape room pegs a 10 on this front. There's discovery and learning around every corning (or should I say under every movable object) in an escape room. Detective work is challenging, but the rewards of exercising young minds through a constructed critical thinking exercise will pay off in spades as they enter into any STEM career field.
20245 Bay Vista Rd #206
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Google shows another escape room called Axxiom on the map. That place is permanently closed.
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You'll need to sign a waiver when you get there.
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Ideas, Notes, & Tips
This activity requires a lot of parental patience, an open mind, and an attitude of fun (not frustration). These rooms are hard to figure out. It's all in fun and adventure. Cave in and ask for clues while you're in there. No one will know.