St. Agnes Academy's STREAM Lab includes an integrated curriculum for students in second to eighth grades. STREAM is a curriculum based on six specific disciplines – science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and mathematics. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach, and helps students to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
In the lab, students are able to explore STREAM concepts through applied technology and project-based learning. This important resource further enhances the students’ academic experience at St. Agnes!
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When students explore the STREAM lab, the possibilities are endless!
More About STEM Curriculum
STEM education fosters growth in important areas of critical thinking and problem solving. In today’s world the ability to solve problems with technology is an essential skill. Students need to understand the multitude of important applications of various technologies, not just how to use devices for entertainment.
The Engineering Design Process
In the STEM Lab students will use the engineering design process to achieve their objective. This teaches them how to think like a designer and problem solver, revise, research, collaborate, test, revise, and present or demonstrate their work.
Project-based learning promotes higher order thinking skills through presenting challenges and questions to students that they must respond to through inquiry and discovery. High quality products are the end results of their learning.
21st Century Skills
STEM education teaches essential skills needed in today’s technology driven world. The STEM Lab provides a comprehensive system for students to use a wide-range of technology connected to real-world applications.