STEM Education is an approach to teaching and lifelong learning that emphasizes the natural interconnectedness of the four separate STEM disciplines. The common element of problem solving is emphasized across all STEM disciplines allowing students to discover, explore, and apply critical thinking skills as they learn.

EXAMPLES OF REAL WORLD STEM PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

EXAMPLES OF STEM LESSONS

EXAMPLES OF STEM STORIES THAT LAUNCH INVESTIGATIONS

Coding a microprocessor -Summer 3D Printing Workshop for High School students.

Learning electronic systems and mechanical applications.

 

KEY FEATURES OF STEM LEARNING:

1. Real-world applications
2. Problem solving and critical thinking
3. Integration of content

 

WHAT GO-STEM IS DOING:

In the previous biennium (2017-2019), GO-STEM provided eastern Oregon:
• 1600+ hours of educator training
• 3,723 hours of out-of-school student activities​​
• 80+ pieces of technology/equipment for classroom use
• STEM Student Leadership training to 21 CSOs in 6 counties

 

Why STEM? STEM IS THE FUTURE.

Average Annual Household Earnings:

All occupations: $46,237 STEM-related occupations: $67,013