For Immediate Release
- RepresentativesoftheBoys & Girls Clubs of Delaware have done in-depth training to
learn important skills that bring science, technology, engineering and
mathematics (STEM) education to life year-round.
Delmarva Power has
partnered with Discovery Education to launch the Delmarva Power STEM Club,
which will provide STEM curriculum to facilitators of Boys & Girls Club on
educationally relevant, evergreen content and activities targeting grades five
through eight with a focus on energy and urban infrastructure.
The training sessions were conducted Tuesday at the Delmarva Power Conference
"Our partnership with Discovery
Education will provide STEM education to the area Boys & Girls Clubs which
will then provide this vital information to the young people who have
aspirations of a career in the STEM field," said Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva
Power Electric region president. "Enhancing students creativity, empowering
them through knowledge and helping them to prepare for education and career
opportunities is our goal."
The Delmarva Power STEM Club is a
dynamic series of standards-aligned STEM curricula designed to engage students
in science, technology, engineering and math. Created in collaboration with
leading educators, the STEM Club features hands-on and virtual labs,
engineering challenges, digital investigations, videos and career connections -
all designed to immerse kids in the grand challenges of science set forth by
the National Academy of Engineering.
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