What's STEM 4 Girls?
The Four Strands of STEM are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
We all know what science is. Girls learn
about science in school, but what they often
don't learn is how exciting things like
physics can be. Don't believe me? Take a ride
on a roller coaster and then let's talk about
potential vs. kinetic energy! The science
This strand is a little trickier to understand. We depend on technology in our dayto-day lives, as the
occasional power outages prove. But using technology and putting technology to
use in new and exciting ways are two very different
things. The technology strand includes:
Computers and microchips and the thousands of ways they sneak into
Think it! Draw it! Build it! Then change the world!
Engineers do everything from designing earthquake proof skyscrapers to making superstrong high
heels. The engineering strand includes:
and Civil Engineering
MathIn school we learn to add, subtract, multiply and
divide. We learn decimals and fractions. What we
don't learn is how math and music go hand-inhand.
Why jewelry designers and graphic artists depend on math principles. How math can save the world. The math strand includes: