What is STEM?
STEM - an acronym for the core education and career areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Science – the study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment
- Technology – the application of scientific knowledge for making, modifying and using tools, machines, and techniques for practical purposes
- Engineering – the application of science, technology and mathematics concerned with the design, building and problem solving
- Mathematics – the science of numbers, their operations, quantity and relationships; can be either abstract or applied within other disciplines