Coop in the Classrooms
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Co-op in the Classrooms
On January 30th and 31st, Jenny Wolff, the Education/Outreach Specialist from East River Electric, Foreman Evan Buckmiller, Apprentice lineman Matt Asmussen and Darcie Tolzin from Kingsbury Electric presented "The Energy Patrol" to the fifth grade students at the De Smet and Lake Preston Elementary Schools. " The Energy Patrol" taught the students to make wise decisions regarding energy due to the increasing costs of fossil fuels and declining supply of natural resources. This demostration allows students to identify ways to conserve energy at home and at their school. Students experienced first hand how much energy it took to produced electricity when this bicycle generator was used to power a variety of electric devices.
Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives is a national network of electric cooperatives across 46 states that provides resources and leverages partnerships to help member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members. By working together, Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives stand as a source of power and information to their 32 million member-owners every day.