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STEM, a new education policy, stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and is a generic term used to group these multiple disciplines.
STEM uses an interactive curriculum for students to motivate them to learn diverse topics. By learning content from multiple disciplines, students will be able to handle real-world applications.
STEM Education Quotes
STEM increases knowledge in science and critical thinking, and hence the world needs it. Today we bring a list of STEM quotes that elaborate on the benefits of STEM education.
1."Science is magic that works."
-Kurt Vonnegut, Writer.
2."Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated."
- Rosalind Franklin, Chemist and X-ray Crystallographer.
3."The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life."
4." To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past."
-'National Science Foundation.'
5." Children these days are very intelligent and brilliant, they are enthusiastic in nature. We need to grow their knowledge, understanding, and curiosity using the STEM education."
6."STEM education is the leveler for all to be successful in the future needs of humanity."
-Ian R. McAndrew, Ph.D.
7."We can't get the future we wanted if we fail to take advantage of the STEM education, we must open students all over the world to it, in order for us to get the future we can all be proud of."
8." Without mathematics, there's nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers."
9."The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge."
10."It's a passport to the world. Engineering is that base qualification that can take you anywhere."
-Regina Moran, CEO of 'Fujitsu' Ireland and president of Engineers of Ireland.
11."Playtime is precious. Play builds brain pathways for thinking, creativity, flexibility, empathy, and many other lifelong skills."
12."Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."
13."Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities—that's training or instruction—but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
-Thomas W. Moore.
14."The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically."
15." The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math, and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel."
-John Glenn, Jr.
16."The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives."
17."Education is not a matter of getting facts and sowing them within brains, but that it is an attitude of mind that you teach children to find out for themselves."
-Sir David Attenborough.
Inspirational Stem Quotes
STEM motivates people to learn various disciplines. These STEM quotes inspire us never to stop learning.
18."Play is the highest form of research."
19."When we make Play the foundation of learning, we teach the whole child."
20."Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
21."What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning."
22."The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you."
-B. B. King
23."Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning."
-William Arthur Ward.
24."If you cannot solve the proposed problem try to solve first some related problem."
-George Pólya, 'How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method.'
25."An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
26."The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."
27." We need to beef up STEM education."
28."The important thing is to never stop questioning."
29."You can teach a student a lesson for a day, but if you teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives."
- Clay P. Bedford, President of 'Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics and More.'
30."All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind."
-Martin Henry Fischer.
31."You are no better than anyone else, and no one is better than you."
32."Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
33."Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
34."Everyone tells you how they are going to be 'special', but few do the work to get there. Do the work."
35."Solve a real problem and the world is yours."
36."Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."
-John Lubbock (Lord Avebury).
37."The better educated we are and the more acquired information we have, the better prepared shall we find our minds for making great and fruitful discoveries."
Women In Stem Quotes
Here are some Stem quotes by inspirational women who never backed down from pursuing their passion. These quotes show that it is important to get more women into technology.
38."Science, for me, gives a partial explanation for life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment."
39."When they're shown what engineers do, 76 percent of girls get interested in engineering."
-Information from the American Association of University Women.
40."Certain people – men, of course – discouraged me, saying [science] was not a good career for women. That pushed me even more to persevere."
41."I didn’t want to just know the names of things. I remember really wanting to know how it all worked."
42."All sorts of things can happen when you’re open to new ideas and playing around with things."
43."We ignore public understanding of science at our peril."
44."Courage is like it’s a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It’s like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by encouraging."
45."To make a difference, you have to have large aspirations."
46."For a research worker, the unforgotten moments of his life are those rare ones which come after years of plodding work, when the veil over natures secret seems suddenly to lift & when what was dark & chaotic appears in a clear & beautiful light & pattern."
47."Creativity is the secret sauce to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It is a STEM virtue."
- Ainissa G. Ramirez.
48."Science progresses best when observations force us to alter our preconceptions."
49."Girls are capable of doing everything men are capable of doing. Sometimes they have more imagination than men."
50." This job is a great scientific adventure. But it’s also a great human adventure. Mankind has made giant steps forward. However, what we know is really very, very little compared to what we still have to know."
51."Science is not a boy's game, it's not a girl's game. It's everyone 's game. It's about where we are and where we're going."
Stem Cell Quotes
In the medical field, stem cell research gained importance for its potential to repair damaged tissues. Here are some stem cells quotes.
(Quotes about Stem cells and their research.)
52."I am all for stem cell research."
53."Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life."
54."Without a doubt, stem cell research will lead to the dramatic improvement in the human condition and will benefit millions of people."
55."Stem cells are located throughout our bodies, like a reserve army offering regeneration and repair."
56."Embryonic stem cell research is at the leading edge of a series of moral hazards."
- George W. Bush
57."Stem cells are like toenail clippings with a better career plan."
58."Undoubtedly, there is enormous interest surrounding the stem cell industry. However, this rapid technological changes leaves all industry participants wondering, what will be the future directions for the stem cell industry over the next 5, 10, or 15 years?."
59."This field [stem cell research] isn’t growing, it’s exploding."
- Barth A. Green.
60."The religious right around the world has made embryonic stem cell research the surrogate battle between religion and science."
-Robert N. Klein II.
61."Stem cell research can revolutionize medicine, more than anything since antibiotics."
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