ISK’s STEM Pathways course is an independent study aimed at self-motivated students interested in STEM subjects. In this course students’ will identify and engineer solutions to solve real world problems of global significance. These multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects provide opportunities for deeper learning. Together with a mentor, students navigate the messiness of the creative process from inception to completion by prototyping and testing. This is a standards based course with a focus on engineering design to integrate science, mathematics and technology. The course itself is designed to provide students with opportunities for experiential, personalized and integrated learning.