Tucson Morning Blend


Chemistry teacher and TikTok star talks STEM education

Posted at 4:47 PM, Aug 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-20 19:47:08-04

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education is an area of increasing importance for students. Competency in these areas is a strong indicator of future career success. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM jobs are projected to grow 8.8% from now until 2029.

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