Adam Weiner is a high school physics teacher, and author of the book “Don’t Try This at Home! The Physics of Hollywood Movies”. As a teacher he enjoys incorporating movies in the classroom as a way to illustrate physics concepts. In addition to teaching, Adam has written for PopSci magazine and has given public presentations on “movie physics” at colleges, museums, the USA Science and Engineering Festival, the Academy of Motion Pictures, and Comic-Con among other venues. He is extremely fond of Star Trek (the original series) and Mr. Spock is his favorite character.
STEM is a term that has become increasingly popular in education when referring to this group of topics (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
A solid STEM foundation is not only a foot in the door of the world’s fastest growing job market, but has become crucial for the future success of all students.