In the 21st century, the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are not just sectors of the economy – they represent crucial knowledge areas that shape our world. Recognizing the transformative power of STEM, Excel High School has taken significant strides to integrate these areas into our curriculum, fostering the development of tomorrow’s innovators.
On December 25, 2021, NASA launched one of its Great Observatories, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). As the largest and most powerful space telescope ever created, it has the ability to capture images from Mars and beyond. NASA reports that the telescope is “as tall as a 3-story building and as long as a tennis court” and is “so big that it has to fold origami-style to fit inside the rocket to launch.”