The UNO STEM room will impact a generation of young people – some not yet born – by influencing the long-term strategies of STEM teachers. By providing teachers, students and community members with a model environment to teach and learn STEM knowledge, skills and concepts, this facility will provide the UNO College of Education with the opportunity to have a significant and lasting influence on STEM education for our community, region, and the world.
The room is to be a place where STEM is done, not just talked about. It looks more like room in a STEM industry than a classroom. The design of the facility, as well as the technology and exhibits within the facility, features hands-on equipment, real-time data feeds, demonstration materials, as well as be a model of energy efficiency investigation. The items include: