A grant program from Salt River Project has awarded $3,989 that will be used for second- through fifth-grade students in the Queen Creek Unified School District.
The funds will allow students to create technologies and explore the various fields of engineering when their district purchases Engineering is Elementary Curriculum Units, according to a release.
Students at all levels and multiple schools throughout QCUSD will have opportunities to become problem solvers utilizing STEAM skills, according to the release.
SRP awarded $125,794 to 27 schools in service and impact territories, the release states.
SRP annually contributes more than $1.3 million to education initiatives, grants and partnerships and provides free training and resources to educators throughout Arizona.
SRP is a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, serving more than one million customers. SRP also delivers about 750,000 acre-feet of water annually to agricultural, urban and municipal water users.
Go to srpnet.com.