STEM beyond the classroom
The Miriam College Science Garden was created as part of efforts to intensify Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program beyond the halls of the classroom. It is designed to:
- Promote greater appreciation for nature, sciences and the environment
- Create a fertile venue for experiential learning where students can see, feel, observe, discover and understand various biological processess in an outdoor setting
- Showcase basic agricultural practices and appropriate technologies in line with the school's environmental initiatives.
- Expose students to innovative and environmentally-sound gardening technologies such as hydroponics, aquaponics, vermiculture, and urban gardening.
- Encourage curiosity, observation and discovery among students
A place to wander and wonder
Different sections of the garden are:
- Outdoor classroom
- Butterfly garden
- Urban garden section
- Herb and medicinal garden,
- Composting and vermiculture areas
- Pond and aquaponics area
- Pedagogy section
- Vegetable and trellis walkway.