For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. - Representatives of
the Boys & Girls Clubs of
Atlantic City and Gloucester County, and Wow! Science Camp have done in-depth training to learn important skills that
bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to life
Atlantic City Electric has partnered
with Discovery Education to launch the Atlantic City STEM Club, which will
provide STEM curriculum to facilitators of Boys & Girls Club and Wow!
Science Camp 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 Borgata Hotel Casino.
"We are excited to partner with Discovery Education to
provide STEM education to Boys & Girls Club and Wow!
Science Camp, which will then provide this vital information to the young people each
serves," said Vince Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president. "We want
to engage kids in learning these important skills in a fun environment to help ensure
a brighter future."
The Atlantic City Electric 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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