Though more subtle, math still plays a role in photography. From framing your picture correctly to calculating aperture and shutter speed, numbers play a role in getting the perfect shot. Photography can also be a valuable teaching skill. One teacher assigned to create an enriching summer program for inner-city Chicago planned an entire program around photography, using it to teach STEM subjects as well as writing and art.
Whether it’s math, science, engineering, or technology, it’s important to show students that STEM doesn’t interfere with their passions but complements them. Encourage your students to think outside the box and find their sweet spot! To help your students discover the right math jobs, physics careers or science futures, check out our STEM quiz and our list of STEM Jobs-approved employers.