STEM education prepares pupils for the roles of the future by developing skills such as innovation, creativity, reasoning and problem-solving, in addition to science skills such as questioning, observing, predicting, experimenting, analysing and communicating. Both in the Irish context and internationally, STEM subjects and their role in a pupil’s education are receiving greater attention.
The aim of Science: A STEM Approach is to give 6th Class pupils a foundation in these subjects at primary level so that they have the knowledge, skills and confidence to build upon them in their further education.
The book features:
Each unit also includes a STEM Project that links the science knowledge and skills learnt with aspects of engineering, design and technology, information technology and mathematics.
Each STEM Project also includes: