Watch as Mariah talks about her experience in developing her own identity in science. "I have always had a special enthusiasm for learning," said Mariah. "I loved lab days and could not wait to present reseach projects to the rest of my class." Listen as Mariah talks about the real world experience at the California Academy of Science and how she sees herself as someone who can be a contributor to STEM.
Facilitating STEM activities for youth plays a critical part in getting kids interested in science, especially those who are traditionally under-represented in STEM. Learn effective strategies to engage youth in STEM learning, which can support academic gains.
Building a STEM program? What is STEM? Why do STEM? One of the first and most effective ways to build a successful STEM program is to work together as a team to collaborate on STEM activities that would meet your students' interests, experiences and needs.
Teams work together to collaborate on a design for a structure that will float. When additional weight is added, teams go back to the drawing board to see if they can re-design their structure to hold more weight.