Guam – Untalan Middle School hosted their fourth STEM Expo, showcasing student projects and highlighting the success of the schools aquaponics pond.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics were on display as the school looks to encourage students towards this rapidly expanding field of research.
An increase in student participation over the years is a step forward and the school is hopeful that they can inspire STEM movements in other schools.
“With our STEM program, it provides opportunities for our students to investigate outside of paper and pencil or textbook lessons. And so, it provides also for students to work together in groups and to apply, actually, science, engineering and math to learn in the classroom,” said Vincent Aguon, grade 7 teacher.
UMS is the Guam Department of Education’s first and only STEM middle school.