What is STEM 101?
This course introduces students to the sciences (biology, chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, geography, mathematics, physics, etc.) and their interdependence. Discussion of scientific method through project-based activities, testing of hypotheses, systematic questioning and analysis will be explored throughout the semester. Students will also be instructed in basic concepts of the sciences, the role of science as a human endeavour and the power of scientific inquiry. Finally, students will be exposed to careers in sciences and educational planning.
What are the benefits of being enrolled in this course?
STEM 101 activities and topics include:
Marine Biology Activity
How the Brain Works
Group Science Research Project
Science Lab Report Skills
Creating and Interpreting Graphs
UCSB Field Trip
Library Research Activity
Study Skills in the Sciences