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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
State and Federal governments, leading corporations, charitable foundations, non-profit organizations and engineering societies are joining together to improve performance of America's students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. This campaign has developed because American students rank near the bottom in science literacy and math literacy compared with students from all developed countries.
Maine STEM Collaborative
The Maine STEM Collaborative is a partnership that has developed statewide as a response to the national campaign. It seeks to ensure that:
Our Involvement with STEM
Seashore Trolley Museum, being an educational institution, is supporting the educational pipeline that is producing students who will serve as the next generation of workers in STEM-related fields.
We offer the following to the STEM initiative in Maine:
|Teaching resources for elementary and middle school curricula.|
|A 300 acre museum that offers unparalleled field trip opportunities for youth groups to|
|discover historic transportation vehicles in operation.|
|An that invites families to explore the historic role of public|
|transportation and its associated effects in American life.|
|Mentorship opportunities for youth to work on historic transit vehicle restoration and|
|maintenance in the Museum’s .|
Our preservation efforts have become a living resource for the benefit of present and future generations. Collectively, the programming at the Museum allows us to serve as a role model for other local and regional partnerships involved with the collaborative or wishing to join.