In today’s economy, a knowledge of the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is essential. In 2011, 20 percent of all jobs in the United States require significant STEM knowledge. If there’s a secret to success in the modern world, it’s getting a jump on STEM education.
What you probably didn’t know
For some people, the Fourth of July evokes feelings of patriotism and pride in our country and armed forces – for others, picnics, barbecues and fireworks displays. The holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which formally declared our Independence from Great Britain. While that may seem like commonplace knowledge to many, here are some interesting facts that you probably don’t know about America’s favorite holiday: [Read more...]