POWER Foundation Supports Discover Technology
HAILEY, Idaho (May 1, 2015) – The POWER Foundation is proud to help show children in Idaho that science and technology can be fun by providing financial support to Discover Technology. Discover Technology is an Idaho-based non-profit organization that brings hands-on STEM demonstrations to schools and runs STEM Summer Camps in Idaho and neighboring states.
During the school year Discover Technology’s Mobile STEM Bus travels to schools around Idaho. The group performs high-energy science-based presentations. The students then get to board the Mobile STEM Bus to get individual hands-on time with learning tools such as Snap Circuits, LEGO EVs, electromagnets, robots, 3D printers and more.
“The work that Discover Technologies does is really important for showing kids and young adults the fun and practical sides of science and technology”, said Bret Moffett, EVP of POWER Engineers and Chairman of the POWER Foundation. “Without the Mobile STEM Bus, some students might not have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with science. That personal experience is very powerful.”
Learn more about Discover Technology, the Mobile STEM Bus, and how you can help inspire children to stay interested in STEM education by visiting discovertechnology.org.
Click the link below to see a video of a recent Discover Technology visit to Frontier Elementary School.
About the POWER Foundation
The POWER Foundation promotes interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math in future generations where POWER Engineers’ employees live and work.
About POWER Engineers
POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions for energy, food and beverage facilities, communications, environmental, and federal markets. POWER Engineers offers complete multidiscipline engineering and program management services. Founded in 1976, it is an employee-owned company with more than 2,300 employees and 45 offices throughout the United States and abroad. For more information, please visit www.powereng.com.