Samagra Shiksha Gujarat is planning to establish Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Labs to develop practical skill among the students of Class 9th and 10th of Government schools. STEM Lab is a place where students will get the experience of performing hands on activities and build their conceptual understanding about different topics they studied in their text book of Science and Mathematics. STEM Lab will provide the platform to develop the scientific attitude among the students. In STEM Lab science and maths kits will be available. Demonstration material/ models/ charts will also be available there. Some local available material will be provided to shape the thought by the students and kits will be provided which will be used by the subject teacher as Teaching Learning Material (TLM). STEM Lab have the Science and Maths literature to develop scientific temperament among the students. User manual and videos will be provided in Gujarati to demonstrate the use of material provided in STEM Lab. Posters of famous scientists and mathematicians will be displayed to motivate the students. Basic Robotic kits will be also be provided in STEM lab to develop technical skill among the students.
250 STEM labs will be established in Government Secondary Schools this year.