Push for STEM Education in Colorado Gathers Steam

By: L. Wayne Hicks
Denver Business Journal
October 31, 2014

Kathy Norton gave a perfect example Friday morning of how an innovative partnership is helping her students at Arvada High School embrace the subjects collectively known as STEM — an acronym that refers to science, technology, engineering and math.

The Arvada High principal recounted how engineering students at the school have for years designed and built catapults, an ancient weapon with little practical application today beyond seeing how far you can chunk a pumpkin.

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