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What is STEM education, and what value does it provide to industry?

STEM is an acronym used to represent the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The STEM acronym originated during an interagency meeting on science education at the National Science Foundation, and it is frequently discussed in debates about education and how to prepare more qualified candidates for high-tech jobs. STEM education and jobs include the following subjects and fields:

Topics: education, Engineering, Science,, Math, STEM, Technology

Jim Lamb at Science Cafe

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At the Science Café event held at Farmers Gastropub on April 19, James E. (Jim) Lamb III, Brewer Science Corporate Technology Strategist and Director of the Printed Electronics Technology Center, spoke to the Springfield, MO, community about printed electronics and what we can expect to see in the future. His interesting and informative presentation described some of the most advanced applications that will enhance people’s lives.  Science Café, sponsored by the Discovery Center and the Jordan Valley Innovation Center, provides the community with the opportunity to learn more about science and engage in interesting discussions in a casual environment. 

 

Topics: community, education, unplugged