The National Hockey League (NHL), the Chicago Blackhawks, and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have partnered to launch the Future Goals program, a North-American initiative with a focus on STEM in sports to provide K-12 students with STEM education.
In partnership with EVERFI, the nation’s leading critical skills education platform, the Future Goals Program teaches important skills with a STEM sports curriculum that helps prepare kids for success in life. Using the fast-paced, exciting game of hockey as a STEM learning vehicle, the program helps students understand the real-world applications of science and math principles.
Hockey Scholar™ promotes STEM education with the following topics:
- Engineering behind equipment
- Calculating ice surface area and volume
- Circumference, area of circles, radius & diameter
- States of matter & phase changes
- Examination of mass, velocity and kinetic energy
- Manipulating variables to run experiments
- Data analysis and drawing conclusions
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