Energy Science Education Touts Such Cutting-Edge Subjects As Fermenting Things, Windmills, And Window Glass. No Word On Alchemy, Miasmas, Phlogiston

At the 2012 Energy Fair held at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center in Belfast on Friday, May 4, dozens of Maine students from coastal and remote island communities made biodiesel fuel, built floating wind turbines and constructed interior storm windows as part of a national initiative to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.  The Island Institute’s Energy for ME project, funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds Initiative, hosted the event as part of a three-year effort to raise students’ data-literacy skills, provide hands-on STEM learning activities and pique their interest in STEM-related studies and careers. (read more at The Free Press)

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