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Bringing social studies to STEM IEEE History Center pre-university outreach

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Vardalas, J. ; IEEE History Center, NJ, USA

In the U.S. a great deal of attention has been given to expanding the STEM skills of students graduating from high school. But the spread of STEM literacy also depends on fostering an appreciation of the role of STEM in society. The IEEE History Center has developed a pilot project that demonstrates that the pre-university social studies curriculum is the ideal forum to explore the relationship of STEM to human development and to help students see the profound societal dimensions of STEM.

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HISTory of ELectro-technology CONference (HISTELCON), 2012 Third IEEE

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5-7 Sept. 2012