STEM 2.2 Section Learning Objectives

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At the end of this section, you should be able to:

  • Identify how our world is engineered.
  • Recognize that STEM professionals are needed to solve the grand challenges for our world in the 21st century.
  • Explain that STEM jobs, skills, and knowledge are increasingly in demand.
  • Access a resource that describes the multitude of opportunities available in STEM careers, and be able to use this resource as a tool for educating your students.
  • Distinguish the multiple educational pathways available to every student that lead to STEM careers.
  • Describe that women, Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and persons with disabilities are significantly underrepresented in STEM fields.