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snackexchanger t1_ixba4fz wrote

It is the dumbest acronym. The A stands for Art. The entire point of STEM was that it wasnt art. STEAM is basically just everything


dlegofan t1_ixd8vbt wrote

I've seen SHTEAM, with history added in. At that point, it's just school.


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snackexchanger t1_ixflh17 wrote

The first 10 google google results (the entire first page) for "what does steam stand for" all agree that it is art. I have never heard anyone refer to the "a" as being for agriculture so I am interested where you heard that it does

>So what is STEAM, exactly? It’s essentially just a progression of the original acronym, adding one additional element: Art.

> professionals have developed the acronym STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)...

>STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics)

>With the dawning of the 21st century came the evolution of S.T.E.M. to S.T.E.A.M., an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

>STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

>STEAM Education is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.

>For educators, there is now a greater need for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) concepts to integrate with the arts (STEAM) across the wider curriculum.

>STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics

>STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics

>You already know what the acronym, STEM, stands for – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Add an “A” for arts, and the acronym becomes STEAM.