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Phoenix Contact engineers visit the classroom


Company engineers celebrate National Engineers Week by teaching local science class

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact engineers are sharing their love of science with students this week. As part of the company’s National Engineers Week celebration, several engineers are teaching sixth-grade science class at Middletown Area Middle School in Middletown, Pa.

This is the 10th year that Phoenix Contact has partnered with the school to show how theory and practice can combine to make science fun. The interactive lessons are designed to educate and inspire young students to consider careers in engineering and technology. Activities for the week include building a catapult, racing cookie tins down a ramp, building an electric motor, and learning about static electricity through the Van de Graaff generator.


Molly McGowan
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