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STEM PROGRAM COLLABORATION IN TROPICAL FORESTRY, ORGANIZED BY STEM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Serdang, Oct 2021-STEM is a combination (Integration) of Science and Technology, Mathematics and engineering subjects to be applied in teaching and learning as it is among the important skills in the 21st century.

INTROP has held a community service and knowledge transfer program to secondary and primary schools in the state of Johor on 06 October 2021. The program is to educate the students on the importance of conserving our tropical forest and the environment.

Among the activities that were carried out during the program are; briefing and introductory session of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and the Institute of Tropical Forestry & Forest Products (INTROP) by En. Muhaizi Mat Daud, the Putra Rimba Rimbun Program by Dr. Syeed SaifulAzry Osman Al-Edrus, a talk on STEM in Tropical Forestry by YBhg. Prof. Ts. Dr. Khalina Abdan and Quizizz competition by Ms. Amirah Nur Amallina Osman.

For participants who are successfully answered the quiz, they won a prize of a Touch ‘n Go e-wallet voucher worth RM10 for first place, RM7 for second place, and RM5 for third place.

A total of 83 participants were involved including primary and secondary school students. A total of 12 INTROP committee members while 55 primary school students and 28 secondary school students participated virtually in the program through Google Meet.

STEM programs like this have received widespread response in several secondary schools, especially science stream schools. This collaboration is also meaningful at the university level because it can collaborate with the Johor State STEM Teachers Association and the Ministry of Education Malaysia.

Date of Input: 28/10/2021 | Updated: 28/10/2021 | norfaryanti

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