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When the workforce team traveled to Houston for the FIRST® Robotics Competition, we encountered many teams with creative branding and marketing ideas. One that stood out was the unique spin on “Flat Stanley,” a children’s...

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May 12th marked the 3rd Annual Career Exploration Day that FORCE America helped sponsor at Northfield Middle School in Northfield, Minnesota. More than 30 local businesses and six colleges were in attendance, showcasing their expanded...

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Manufacturing Day tour

NFPA Endorses Manufacturing Day 2017

June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day) is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. MFG Day occurs each year on the first Friday, making the official 2017 date October 6....

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The Fluid Power Action Challenge not only reaches students in traditional classrooms, but has also engaged students who are homeschooled. The Tampa Bay HEAT Homeschool group recently received a grant from NFPA, which enabled teacher Samantha Porter...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Challenge promotes fun, hands-on STEM education by challenging middle and high school students to design and build a fluid power mechanism to solve an engineering problem. Teachers are able to introduce practical math...

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Kyle Jacobson, an Oak Prairie Junior High STEM Teacher in Illinois, was awarded a grant of $250 from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. With this money Kyle purchased Pneumatic Rotating Arm kits and Rotating...

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2014 STEM Leadership Forum

NFPA Does Its Part To Solve a Dilemma

June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

NFPA exhibited at the 2014 STEM Leadership Forum entitled “Confronting the ‘New’ American Dilemma” at Johnson Controls in Glendale, WI.  The “New” American Dilemma is characterized by the persistently low number of African American, American...

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STEM classes

STEM Students Learn About Fluid Power Careers

March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 10, 2014, NFPA member, Tom Price, Jr., President of Price Engineering in Hartland, WI spoke to fifty 7th and 8th graders involved in STEM classes at North Lake School. Tom talked about his...

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