On Friday, 1000 students from across Arizona took part in the annual STEM Adventure at Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus. Arizona STEM Adventure bring students together to discover a range of opportunities and professions relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company, was on hand to engaged 4th and 8th grade students with a graphite circuit activity that introduced the concepts of conductivity and resistance. Rosendin says it hopes that these kinds of experiences will inspire students to embrace science and technology in their studies and potentially consider a career in electrical contracting as a viable option for their future.
“When people think of careers in construction and electrical contracting, they may not realize how much science and technology is involved in building the massive structures that we work on, like sports stadiums, data centers, power facilities, and more,” said Mike Greenawalt, Senior Vice President at Rosendin Electric in a press release. “We were thrilled to show hundreds of local students the science behind electricity and hope that they will be inspired to embrace these subjects as they continue their education.”
The students came from 30 southern Arizona schools