Students learn STEM, soft skills through workforce development partnership

Dec. 2, 2019

This paid piece is sponsored by the Sioux Falls Development Foundation.

The cafeteria at Dell Rapids Middle School cooked up something different recently when fifth-graders, business representatives and educators put on a one-of-a-kind STEM lesson.

The effort, led and coordinated by the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, brought together partners Gage Brothers Concrete Products and Journey Group for a lesson that included a hands-on look at how cement becomes concrete.

Along the way, students learned about science- and math-related concepts and the careers they might pursue in related industries.

Here’s a look at how the activity came together:

If your school or business would like to partner in a similar way with the Sioux Falls Development Foundation, click here.

Students learn STEM, soft skills through workforce development partnership

The cafeteria at Dell Rapids Middle School cooked up something different recently when fifth-graders, business representatives and educators put on a one-of-a-kind STEM lesson.

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