Ep 139: Getting Students Interested in Science and Ag Careers

This story is pretty darn cool. Luke is a student who saw a need for more students getting involved in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) careers. To fix that problem, Luke started his own business, AgTechSteam, which creates agriculture and science-themed experiment boxes! How cool is that?! Luke saw a problem and built a solution. In our chat today, Luke and I talk about his inspiration behind the boxes, why he believes these boxes should be FREE, and who he looks up to.

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Show Notes:

  • Luke Silinski’s Background
  • STEAM boxes
  • Programing and Farming
  • Getting students interested in STEAM careers
  • STEAM boxes – good/bad bugs, plant health, soil health
  • Rural internet access issues
  • Getting interviewed…
  • Free boxes over paid?!
  • DON’T ask common questions… “When was the moment you decided…”
  • “Tell me your story…”
  • “What do you wish you knew before you started?”
  • “What resources do you recommend?”

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