STEM is a curriculum based on the study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These subjects permeate every part of our lives and help us interpret the world around us. A deeper understanding of these subjects better equips us to sort fact from fiction, a skill that is becoming more important as we are increasingly confronted by fakes trying to delude us.
Will that vaccine change your DNA? Is that derogatory message from the Queen real? Is that 0% credit card really cheaper than the one from your bank? As they say, knowledge is power. In these days of feeling helpless, that sounds particularly appealing. KG