What is STEM?
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills are increasingly needed to navigate a complex world and compete in the global economy. Schools are absolutely essential for learning these skills but it is even more important for informal learning centers and businesses to help teachers provide real-world experiences for their students. The STEM learning programs on this website will not only get your children excited about STEM subject areas, but they will also help them build some real-life skills and proficiencies.
The Ducks STEM activities on this website will introduce your students to science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through the lens of ice hockey. The activities will help students:
- Get excited about these STEM topic areas;
- Feel competent and confident that they can achieve success in these fields and;
- Apply the concepts they learn during these STEM-based activities toward the goal of attaining a higher education and prosperous career.