Ch 1: Foundations of STEM Education

About This Chapter

Review the foundations of STEM education with this supplemental teaching resource. The chapter offers teachers a way to understand the basics behind STEM education, including STEM standards and the historical relationship between science and technology.

Foundations of STEM Education - Chapter Summary

This short chapter helps instructors review the foundations of STEM education. These supplemental teaching resources show you the benefits of STEM education as well as STEM's importance to society. This knowledge can help you and your students see the importance of cultivating science, technology, engineering and math skills.

You can use any computer or mobile device to access the chapter material. Review these resources at home or in the classroom using any computer or mobile device. We've also included lesson quizzes to evaluate your comprehension of STEM fundamentals.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: You'll become more aware of the importance and impact of STEM education as well as current STEM education standards.
  • Enhances instructional skills: Developing a deep understanding of STEM education can help you modify your instructional methods to teach your students important skills.
  • Connects the dots: These resources help you see how science and technology relate to each other.

Skills Covered

Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Know why STEM education is important
  • Recognize STEM education standards
  • Assess the relationship between science and technology
  • Understand how STEM education affects society

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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