For my first blog post I thought I would define STEAM and some of the key features associated with it. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. This is similar to STEM, the only difference being the addition of art. STEAM projects consist of materials and objects that can be manipulated to create a product. This product is usually a result of a leading question or task given from the instructor. This question/task is meant to be open-ended in order for students to stretch their creativity and reach their own conclusions.
Some examples of STEAM projects are listen below: