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 (1928 -1945)
  • Boomers (1946-1964)
  • Generation X (1965-1980)
  • Millennials (1981-1996)
  • Generation Z (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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