Why Do Kids Need STEM?
- Introducing engineering concepts into K-12 education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and math according to a report from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council
- The U.S. Department of Labor has predicted that jobs requiring science, engineering, and technical training will increase 34% between 2008 and 2018
- Boston Museum of Science notes that children participating in engineering projects learn math and science concepts by illustrating relevant applications
Rent-A-Theme Entertainment offers a selection of theme kits designed to emphasize STEM concepts through fun, grade-appropriate play. Rent-A-Theme is a member of the STEM Education Coalition, whose mission is to promote and improve STEM education across the country.