[APPLY] Punjab Education Dept announces the first-ever STEM competition for elementary and high school students
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The Punjab School Education Department took to Twitter on Sunday to share details of the first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) competition for elementary and high school students across the province.
Explaining the purpose of the STEM competition, the Punjab Education Minister Dr. Murad Raas explained:
The competition aims to engage students in marvels of practical & experimental science, cultivating improved cognitive abilities.
Minister for School Education @DrMuradPTI's message on SED's 1st STEM Competition.
The competition is aimed at engaging students in marvels of practical & experimental science cultivating in improved cognitive abilities. Last date for submission of entries is January 18, 2021. pic.twitter.com/5MZHiruZAK
— School Education Punjab (@SchoolEduPunjab) January 14, 2021
STEM Education Explained
STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in an interdisciplinary and applied approach in four specific disciplines:
Under the STEM education system, the four disciplines are integrated into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications rather than being taught as four separate and discrete subjects.
Video entries can be submitted by Monday, January 18, 2021. pic.twitter.com/hzm3rYeoCN
— School Education Punjab (@SchoolEduPunjab) January 17, 2021
How can students participate in the STEM competition?
In a Tweet, the provincial department explained:
The participating students can submit one-minute videos on the following themes to win the title of “Super Scientists”.
According to the Punjab School Education Department, the themes of the competition are as follows:
- Area and volume
- Physical science
Interested students can submit the videos to the SDP of the respective districts via the messaging app, WhatsApp. It should be noted that the deadline to submit the one-minute videos is the 18th of January 2020.
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