STEM 3010

Perspectives on Science and Mathematics


Introduction to the historical, social and philosophical implications of mathematics and science through investigations of pivotal experiments and findings. Every semester. No credit toward Education degree. Prerequisites: Admission to the STEM Education program; university, STEM, and major department grade point averages of at least 2.75; ENGL 1020  or UHON 1020 and completion of all 1000-level major courses with a minimum grade of C; STEM 2020 with a minimum grade of C or STEM Education program Co-Director approval.

The perspectives class took a few trips around Chattanooga to explore what they learned in the classroom. Here are a few things they did:

  • Geology walk on Signal Mountain (see photos)
  • Booth at the Chattanooga Market teaching Egyptian hieroglyphic math to locals
  • Studied astronomy at STEM School Chattanooga using telescopes and the planetarium
students standing by a row with professor looking at a waterfall
students standing by a cliff looking at the view of chattanooga
side of a cliff