Army engineers bring STEM applications to the classroom
In honor of National Engineers Week 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District employees present structural engineering, alternative energy and fire protection topics to Wiesbaden Middle School students Feb. 19-21 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Brit Rockafellow and James Hogenson, district fire protection engineers, presented to 8th grade science students on the concept of the Fire Triangle. They demonstrated the requirement of oxygen, heat and fuel to create a fire. They also explained their role in determining the proper interior finishes, fire alarm system and proper exiting when working on projects for USACE. The lessons provided a forum for volunteers to come into the school and expose the students to real-world applications of what they learn in the classroom as it relates to science, technology, engineering and math or STEM. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Jennifer Aldridge)

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