The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin partnered with Siemens USA to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities to club members Tuesday.
Third- and fourth-graders got the opportunity to learn about wind turbine technology by building models. The goal is provide the students with learning opportunities that will encourage them to succeed in STEM-related schoolwork, and possibly develop an interest in STEM careers.
The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin, based at 355 Dundee Ave., serves more than 2,000 kids at seven sites in the city. For more information on the club, call (847) 608-5017.