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SPRING 2010

THE NEXT GENERATION: STUDENT NEWS

Inspiring elementary students

Student members of the engineering fraternity Triangle with third- through sixth-grade students at Rusch Elementary School in Portage, Wisconsin.

UW-Madison engineering students at all levels participate in many outreach opportunities. Recently, student members of the engineering fraternity Triangle shared their passion for engineering with third- through sixth-grade students at Rusch Elementary School in Portage, Wisconsin. In addition, they helped fourth-graders build “capsules” they hoped would cushion raw eggs dropped from the gym balcony. “Having these engineering students come in, explain what engineering is, tell students how they can do it and have fun with it was the ‘hook’ my students needed to get motivated,” said a fifth-grade teacher. “The seed was planted. Awesome!”

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