1. To expose students to a variety of STEM fields and demonstrate the inter-relatedness of science, 技术, 工程, 和数学.
2. To gain functional knowledge in all areas of STEM and sustain interest in future STEM-based pursuits.
3. To gain fluency in a computer science language in order to learn different problem solving algorithms and to improve analytical thinking and problem solving.
4. To promote STEM related literacy, whether or not they pursue STEM-related fields in the future.
In addition to the general graduation requirements set forth by the 上学校, 学生必须完成以下课程 最低成绩为B :
• Two of the following: AP Chemistry, AP Physics, AP Biology
学生s must earn at least 500 points to receive the certificate at graduation. 报名上课, participating in clubs and activities related to STEM-based initiatives, and attending outside field-related seminars all count toward this goal. Among the points earned for completing certain elective activities, there are two required elements: reading a STEM related book during the summer and then attending a seminar in the fall to discuss the reading, and writing a one page reflection on the book; and the completion of a 顶点研究项目 during senior year.
Participating in the following clubs and activities count toward the STEM distinction:
每年，STEM联合主席将讨论 a STEM related book for all distinction candidates to read during the summer. 学生s will then attend a seminar in the fall to discuss the reading and write a one-page reflection on the book.
2021: 亨丽埃塔·拉克斯不朽的一生 作者:Rebecca Skloot OR 领悟奥秘:热爱数学的女孩 byJeannine阿特金斯
2020: 病毒 凯西·赖斯著
2019: 驾驭风的男孩 作者:William Kamkwamba
科学系系主任, 高中化学, STEM项目联合协调员, 机器人, 荣誉委员会顾问
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