VRE S.T.E.M. Home Challenges

  • Each month, VRE learners are presented with S.T.E.M. Home Challenges to help extend their learning in a fun, purposeful, and hands-on way.

    "The United States has developed as a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers, and innovators. In a world that’s becoming increasingly complex, where success is driven not only by what you know, but by what you can do with what you know, it’s more important than ever for our youth to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems, gather and evaluate evidence, and make sense of information. These are the types of skills that students learn by studying science, technology, engineering, and math—subjects collectively known as STEM.

    Yet today, few American students pursue expertise in STEM fields..."

    - U.S. Department of Education

  • VRE Educators feel passionate about preparing learners for a bright, successful future. Additionally, we love to celebrate our learners who are participating in these S.T.E.M. Challenges and thinking like engineers, scientists, and mathematicians! That's why we created this website to showcase the S.T.E.M. Home Challenge final products. Enjoy!