A Bright Future for US STEMs from Students' Love of Chemistry
12:59 PM MDT | June 9, 2011 | Katie Hunt, Dow Chemical
It’s no secret that a fundamental understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is essential to sustaining a global economy. We’ve been alerted by President Obama that America’s 15-year-olds rank 21st in science and 25th in math compared to their peers around the world; but it doesn’t have to be this way. With more than 90 percent of all manufactured products in the world touched by the power of chemistry, our industry is, and must continue to be, a positive force for change in the world. Today, the pressing challenge...
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