Knowledge For The Future

Middle-Schoolers Receive Instruction From Area Scientists, Engineers

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Posted: December 12, 2012

Seventh-graders from two Harrisonburg middle schools learn how to choose sites for offshore wind turbine farms from Taylor Moellers, with the Virginia Center for Wind Energy, during a tour at James Madison University to learn more about engineering Monday morning. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
City eighth-graders work on making a structure with candy and toothpicks that will withstand wind. The youngsters were touring James Madison University on Monday to learn more about engineering.

HARRISONBURG — Anyone on James Madison University’s campus Monday may have caught a glimpse into the future of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, said one local educator.

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