According to the United States Census Bureau, the current U.S. population is 325,719,178. This number is divided into generations. Generations are age cohorts that have similar experiences and environment, such as social, political, and historical experiences, and economic environments. Also, each generation has unique set of characteristics and core values.


The cohorts are:

  • Silent Generation, born from 1928 -1945
  • Baby Boomer generation, born from 1946-1964
  • Generation X, born from 1965-1980
  • Generation Millennials born from 1981-1996
  • Generation Centennial born from 1997-2012
Each generation has something to share and learn.  Each generation learn and retain information different.  Each generation have different needs and wants in STEM / STEAM
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