Age-appropriate STEM activities feature real-world engineering problems and solutions


SOTW-STEMWhat teacher has not heard students challenge, “Why do I need math? Why am I learning this? I’m never going to use it.”

To help teachers answer these questions, an engineering team from Rochester Institute of Technology developed the REMS Program—Relevant Education in Math and Science—a series of online STEM activities that can provide a way to associate math and science with solving engineering problems.

Designed for elementary, middle and high school students, the program is built around three real-world scenarios:...

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