Students dig in and learn STEM by tending to gardens

FOR CENTURIES, THE WORD “STEM” HAS BEEN associated with growing things. It wasn’t until the late 20th century that the word becomes a meaningful acronym that’s been driving technology, careers, and the economy.

In the quest to broaden young people’s exposure to science, technology, engineering, and math, it only makes sense that the age-old “stem” would play a part. Organizations like the American Horticultural Society, Cornell University, and the Captain Planet Foundation are creating ways to take STEM learning from the classroom to the garden. Read More