Right now, there’s an exciting national initiative in place to encourage more students to pursue expertise in fields like mathematics and technology. This educational program, called S.T.E.M. (short for science, technology, engineering, and math), preps students for rewarding careers as inventors, programmers, engineers, and scientists.
The idea, of course, is that the more students we can excite with STEM education, the more science, tech, and engineering positions will be filled by creative, competent, leadership-minded workers once they graduate! By starting STEM education in grade school and scaling it up to the college level, students start learning these subjects early and develop some expertise by the time they hit the workforce.
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STEM education is exciting because it empowers students to invent, construct, create, heal, build, solve, and reapproach existing problems from new perspectives. Here’s a selection of top STEM education textbooks – all available on Textbooks.com:
|Campbell Biology, 9th edition by Jane Reece & Lisa Urry||A Short Guide to Writing About Biology, 8th edition by Jan A. Pechenik||Conceptual Chemistry, 4th edition by John A. Suchocki||Essentials of Geology, 4th edition by Stephen Marshak|
|Code Complete, 2nd edition by Steve McConnell||The C Programming Language, 2nd edition by Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie||Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms, 2nd edition by Robert Sedgewick & Philippe Flajolet||Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code by Martin Fowler, Kent Beck, John Brant, William Opdyke, & Don Roberts|
|Engineering Fundamentals, 4th edition by Saeed Moaveni||Sustainable Engineering, 12th edition by David T. Allen||Engineering Statistics, 5th edition by Douglas C. Montgomery||Engineering Ethics, 4th edition by Charles Fleddermann|
|Survey of Mathematics with Applications, expanded edition by Allen R. Angel||Algebra and Trigonometry, 4th edition by Robert F. Blitzer||MyMathLab Student Stand Alone Access Kit, 4th edition by Pearson Publishing Staff||Statistics: Art and Science of Learning from Data, 2nd edition by Alan Agresti|
As the purveyors and appreciators of used college textbooks (you could also just call us “nerds”), we know all too well that textbooks – especially those on topics like science, technology, engineering, and math – can get crazy expensive.
However, STEM education resources are invaluable to imaginative, industrious students who want to make careers out of innovating and changing the world for the better. That’s why at Textbooks.com, we do our best to make sure students can get the STEM education textbooks they need at the very best prices.