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Expand your mind. Learn to lead. STEM Scouts is a new way to discover science, technology, engineering and math. Learn about the program for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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What Is STEM Scouts?

STEM Scouts is a brand-new program focused on fun ways for girls and boys, grades 3 - 12, to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Using hands-on activities, STEM Scouts also encourages young minds’ natural curiosity and helps build interest in the STEM-related careers that are so crucial to our future economy.

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    Develop Skills

    The experiments in STEM labs are a chance to be creative, develop your leadership, problem-solving, teamwork and communications skills and learn to think like a STEM professional.

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    Build a Career

    STEM Scouts helps pave the way for an exciting future career. STEM jobs are projected to grow 17% by 2018, and STEM salaries average 26% more than salaries for non-STEM jobs.

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    Prepare for the Future

    Interaction with STEM professionals, research skills and the opportunity to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal all increase your chances for college scholarships.

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    Learn by Doing

    You will see how real people in real companies use hands-on experiments like the ones you do in the STEM lab to invent new technologies, machines, medicines and ideas that change lives.

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Whether you're interested in becoming a STEM Scout, a volunteer, a leader or a host, we have a place for you. Learn more about how you can be involved in sparking curiosity and exploring the world around you.

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