The STEM Capstone course is the final course in the STEM Designation sequence. Students who enroll in this course will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned through their previous STEM courses by working with local businesses / nonprofits to identify and solve a real-world problem. Students will explore the fundamentals of STEM design through robot construction, computer programming, profit analysis of design solutions and scientifically determining material properties. Students will then identify a problem, develop a solution and transform their idea into a product. The authentic partnerships developed during the course with STEM professionals will enable students to gain experience in STEM industries and explore potential careers. At the conclusion of this course students will have a marketable design solution which solves a real-world problem.