What is STEM?

  • STEM consists of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as individual disciplines and as the integration of these disciplines.
  • What is Science? It’s a system of studying, testing, and experimenting on things in nature. Potential careers are to include; Biologist, Astronomer, Physicist, Chemist, Geologist, and Forensics.
  • What is Technology? It’s the inventions and methods of solving problems that are produced through research and practical application. Potential careers are to include; Computer Programmer, System Analyst, Technician, Computer Game Designer, and Robotics.
  • What is Engineering? It’s the study and use of concepts of science and mathematics to create technology that solves problems. Potential careers are to include; Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and Software Engineering.
  • What is Mathematics? It’s the study of pattern and relationships between quantities, numbers and shapes. Potential careers are to include; Mathematician, Statistician, Cyber security Analyst, Estimator, and College Professor.
  • STEM literate graduates (regardless of whether they pursue a STEM trajectory) will be better prepared to fully participate in our increasingly technological world.