Future space travel, medical cures and other scientific breakthroughs will be made possible by the middle-school students of today, so it's vital to attract their interest to STEM subjects at that critical age, writes Paula Grisanti, CEO of the National Stem Cell Foundation. The National STEM Scholar Program, of which Grisanti's foundation is a partner, gives middle-school teachers training, classroom projects and other resources designed to spark a lifelong interest in STEM.
Why middle school is crucial for STEM's future
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