Science Fiction for STEM Students #SciFiSunday

Once upon a time, at the famously chill University of Santa Cruz, there was a famously chill intro to physics class. This class was taught by legendary professor Bruce Rosenblum, whose unofficial name for the class was “Physics for Poets.” In the class he’d pour liquid nitrogen on the floor, dress up like Galileo, and deliver lectures to plushie monkeys, all in an effort to make non-STEM students get into STEM. So how do you get STEM students into poetry? Or even literature? Here’s more from piquosity:

Just as there are students that struggle with math but devour books, there are those that naturally grasp STEM skills more easily than reading and writing skills. Every student is allowed their own academic preferences, of course, but it’s vital for them to develop well-rounded academic capabilities.

Proficiency in science or math is excellent, but a humanities education is just as important. That’s why we’ve developed this collection of the best books for STEM students that can motivate STEM-inclined students to develop a love of reading. From science fiction classics and modern tales to riveting nonfiction with a STEM focus, this list has inspiring reads for to-be scientists and engineers of any grade level.

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