WRPS employees recently volunteered at the 2014 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Explorers Conference at Columbia Basin College. More than 300 students participated in the event where they learned about various STEM fields through fun, hands-on workshops led by area professionals.
WRPS presenters and their topics:
Scotty Curl – Nuclear Engineering: Chain Reaction
Janelle Easter – Peanut Butter & Jelly: The Basics of Communication
Matthew Huntington – Mechanical Engineering: DIY Brushless Electric Motors
Lloyd Keith – Nuclear Engineering: Working in the Nuclear Industry
Mark Brown – Structural Engineering: Building a Spaghetti Tower