Frequently Asked Questions About STREAMWORKS

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math.

Often there are other variations of the original STEM acronym:

  • STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math
  • STREAM – Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, & Math
STREAMWORKS is a community effort to ensure kids have the opportunity to learn and gain a new perspective of why science and math are so important. We develop essential partnerships with local education systems and industry eventually needing a competent workforce comprised of a community talent pool.

Robot Drone League (RDL) is a science and technology-based competition sport that utilizes terrestrial robots and aerial drones to educate students and challenge them to complete various real-world tasks using them.

The Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) ROV Competition is a global underwater robotics competition hosted by STREAMWORKS. Students who partake in the competition will work together in teams to conquer the veritable sea of challenges set before them, all while learning how to design an aquatic ROV, developing teamwork skills, and so much more!

STEM education is a focus on the core competencies of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The focus is strategically developed, often through hands-on learning projects which help to develop critical thinking skills and promote collaborative communication and team work.

As a world leader in industry and economy, we cannot meet the demands of the technical industry in the 21st Century workforce. Over 1 million computer programming jobs are currently unfilled. Approximately 50% of our engineering workforce is comprised of the H-1B Visa.

A STEM school is usually a school dedicated and often certified in STEM curriculum and course offerings that are unique to the community and local workforce needs.