STEM with DSU
What is STEM?
STEM is an acronym for the educational movement that integrates Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Why Start with STEM?
STEM education for K-12 kids is growing in the United States, but not quickly enough. Over the next 10 years , the demand for scientists and engineers is expected to increase 4x the rate as other occupations. According to the U.S. Department of Education, a recent survey revealed that only 29 percent of Americans rated this country’s K-12 education in STEM subjects as above average. Read more here.
High demand for computer scientists
Thousands of jobs in computer science in the U.S. go unfilled every day!
Higher wages in STEM
80% of the
careers are in STEM
FASTEST GROWING CAREERS source: bls.gov
GET A HEAD START
We want to help solve this problem by providing kids in Southern Utah with above average, hands-on, STEM learning experiences. Kids in our community can acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to fill the coming shortage of workers in STEM fields in our very own backyard. Because technology often outpaces the STEM curriculum taught in schools, kids can get get ahead by learning these skills sooner than in a traditional classroom in our STEM based camps taught by our talented and tech-savvy instructors.