[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 brings a STEM competition for students.

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.

STEM Education Explained

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in an interdisciplinary and applied approach in four specific disciplines:

  1. Science
  2. Technology
  3. Engineering
  4. Mathematics
STEM education explained briefly

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.

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: 

  • Viruses
  • Energy
  • Calculus 
  • Astronomy
  • Area and volume
  • Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Physical science 
Submit 1 minute videos to participate in the STEM competition.

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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