# S.T.E.M.

@ Thomas A. Edison Central Six School

## I'm Vajaah Parker

Gregory Elementary
Roosevelt Middle
West Orange High
American University

# S.T.E.M.

@ Thomas A. Edison Central Six School

## What is S.T.E.M.?

The acronym stands for:
Science
Technology
Engineering
Mathematics

At its core, STEM is a blended approach to
PROBLEM SOLVING

## Math

Billy earns \$8.00 for each hour he works at his job. How much does he earn for 2.5 hours of work?

If a car is traveling at 40 mph how long will it take to go 190 miles?

One hundred centimeters equals one of these?

How many sides does a trapezoid have?

## science

Which of the following does the stomach use to break down food into parts that can be absorbed by the human body?

A. minerals   B. acid  C. blood  D. saliva

Approximately how many years does it take Halley’s Comet to make one orbit around the sun?

## What does stem mean to me?

Am I a scientist?
Am I a technologist?
Am I an engineer?
Am I a mathematician?

## Credits

#### STEM

By Vajaah E. Parker

# STEM

Presentation for Thomas Edison Middle 6, West Orange, NJ

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