What is STEAM?

Science  +  Technology  +  Engineering  +  Art  +  Math

What is Science?

Our Definition:

"Science - A search for general laws about how the world works that uses a system of experimenting, testing, and studying on things in nature." (Nikki Arm - Girls Love STEAM).​

Other Definitions:

sci·ence

ˈsīəns/

noun

noun: science

  1. the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. 'the world of science and technology'

  2. synonyms:

  3. branch of knowledge, body of knowledge/information, area of study, disciplinefield 'the science of criminology'

    • a particular area of this. plural noun: sciences 'veterinary science'

    • a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject. 'the science of criminology'

    • synonyms:

    • physicschemistrybiologyphysical scienceslife sciences 'he teaches science at the high school (Google).

science

[sahy-uh ns]

noun

 1.  a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths systematically arranged and

       showing the operation of general laws: the mathematical sciences.

2.  systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gainedthrough observation and experimentation.

3.  any of the branches of natural or physical science(Dictionary.com).

 

What is Technology?

 

Our Definition:

"Technology - A particular field of knowledge or method of solving practical problems that comes from research in science and industry." (Nikki Arm - Girls Love STEAM).​

Other Definitions:

"tech·nol·o·gy

tekˈnäləjē/

noun

noun: technology; plural noun: technologies

  1. the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. 'the world of science and technology'

  2. synonyms:

  3. branch of knowledge, body of knowledge/information, area of study, disciplinefield 'the science of criminology'

    • a particular area of this. plural noun: sciences 'veterinary science'

    • a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject. 'the science of criminology'

    • synonyms:

    • physicschemistrybiologyphysical scienceslife sciences 'he teaches science at the high school'" (Google).

"technology

[tek-nol-uh-jee]

noun, plural technologies for 4.

  1. the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use oftechnical means and their interrelation

  2. with life, society, and theenvironment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science.

  3. the application of this knowledge for practical ends.

  4. the terminology of an art, science, etc.; technical nomenclature.

  5. a scientific or industrial process, invention, method, or the like.

  6. the sum of the ways in which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilization." (Dictionary.com).

What is Engineering?

 

Our Definition:

"Science - The study and practice of using science and math to do practical things such as design and build roads, bridges, tools, or machines." (Nikki Arm - Girls Love STEAM).​

Other Definitions:

"en·gi·neer·ing

ˌenjəˈniriNG/

noun

noun: engineering

  1. the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures.

  

"engineering

[en-juh-neer-ing]

noun

  1. the art or science of making practical application of the knowledge of pure sciences, as physics or chemistry, as in the construction of engines, bridges, buildings, mines, ships, and chemical plants.

  2. the action, work, or profession of an engineer. 

  3. Digital Technology. the art or process of designing and programming computer systems: computer engineering; software engineering.

  4. skillful or artful contrivance; maneuvering." (Dictionary.com).

What is Art?

Our Definition:

"Art - The creation of works whose purpose is to be meaningful or beautiful." (Nikki Arm - Girls Love STEAM).​

Other Definitions:

"Art

ärt/

noun

noun: art; plural noun: arts; plural noun: the arts

  1. the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. 'the art of the Renaissance'

  2. synonyms:​​​​ fine artartwork 'he studied art'

    • works produced by human creative skill and imagination.'his collection of modern art'

    • a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject. 'the science of criminology'

    • creative activity resulting in the production of paintings, drawings, or sculpture.'she's good at art'

  3. the various branches of creative activity, such as painting, music, literature, and dance.'the visual arts'" (Google).

"art

[ahrt]

noun

  1. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.

  2. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection.            See also fine artcommercial art

  3. a field, genre, or category of art: Dance is an art." (Dictionary.com).

 

What is Math?

Our Definition:

"Math - The study of numbers, shapes, amounts and the relationship between them." (Nikki Arm - Girls Love STEAM).​

Other Definitions:

"math

maTH/

noun NORTH AMERICAN

noun: math

  1. mathematics.'she teaches math and science'" (Google).

"math·e·mat·ics 

maTH(")ˈmadiks/

noun

noun: mathematics; noun: applied mathematics; noun: pure mathematics

  1. the abstract science of number, quantity, and space. Mathematics may be studied in its own right ( pure mathematics ), or as it is applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering ( applied mathematics ).

    • the mathematical aspects of something.plural noun: mathematics 'the mathematics of general relativity'" (Google).

"mathematics

[math-uh-mat-iks]

noun

  1. (used with a singular verb) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically.

  2. (used with a singular or plural verb) mathematical procedures,operations, or properties." (Dictionary.com).

 

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