STEM student survey ES

Read each sentence. You will know whether you agree or disagree. Fill in the circle that describes how much you agree or disagree. There are no "right" or "wrong" answers! The only correct responses are those that are true for you.

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A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. I am sure I could do advanced work in science.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Knowing science will help me earn a living.

      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I can handle most subjects well, but I cannot do a good job with math.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. If I learn engineering, then I can make things that people use every day better.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I can handle most subjects well, but I cannot do a good job with science.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I go to school in  *


  1. Boys are naturally better at math than girls.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Math is hard for me.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am good at building and fixing things.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I would consider a career in science.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am sure I could do advanced work in math.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Technologists make new things or products that engineers think up. They build, test, and take care of products.. I would like to use creativity like that in my future work.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am a   *


  1. There are many different types of engineers. They work with chemicals, electricity, computers, machines, doctors and the environment. Designing new things will be important for my future work.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am interested in what makes machines work.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I know I can do well in science.

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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am sure of myself when I do science.


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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Girls naturally do better in science than boys do.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Knowing how to use math and science together will allow me to invent useful things.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am in the  


  1. Science is a fun subject to study.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I will need science for my future work.

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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Engineers use math, science, and creativity to solve problems that help people. They invent new things. I like to imagine creating new things or products.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Science has been my worst subject.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I can get good grades in math.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Science will be important to me in my life’s work.

      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Engineers design and improve things like bridges, cars, fabrics, foods, and virtual reality amusement parks. I believe I can be successful in a career in engineering.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I expect to use science when I get out of school.

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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I would consider choosing a career that uses math.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I am curious about how electronics like TVs, cell phones and music players work.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree





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