What is STEM education and why is it important?
STEM is an abbreviation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
STEM education is primarily concerned with a student’s scientific development starting from his or her early age, which would be fruitful during his or her profession.
It helps students keep pace with technology and innovation irrespective of economic or social background.
During this education, students can explore different fields and identify their areas of expertise to excel in their careers.
Through STEM education, they could develop soft skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, digital literacy, creativity, etc.
Why is STEM Education Important?
- According to the National Science Foundation, it is predicted that 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require some form of mathematics and science skills. So, most professions require STEM knowledge (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
- By drawing out the necessary abilities from students, STEM programs aid in developing more mature brains while making significant contributions to the nation.
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are the fields that are considered to be the keystones of any advanced nation, and conquering these four is what will make us stronger as a nation.
- Everything that we see today is majorly a result of these four. To make India stand on the list, it is vital to understand that advancement in the above four is a must.
How SimuLab app helps in STEM learning!
- Nowadays companies such as Immersive Labz have introduced apps such as SimuLab which provides true immersive Virtual 3D science labs to science students.
- Such products add value to schools, institutes, and students’ lab learning experience.
- It plays a crucial role for the students who don’t have easy access to the science practical lab centers.
- Real-world examples like the one shown in the below screenshot paired with experiment topics make the experiments easier for students to comprehend.
- You can try and access the Simulab Android App on the Google Play store. Below is a glimpse of available simulations in the app:
Writer – Pradeep Khodanpure
Lead Test Engineer