8th Graders Work with Marathon Petroleum Engineers

On Friday, March 2, ​​engineers from Marathon Petroleum came to L-B to​ present the “Engineering Adventures” program to​ 8th grade science and math students. ​​In the classroom​,​ the Marathon employees taught students how potential and kinetic energy are important to designing pipelines. They also related pipeline design to roller coasters. ​Groups of students worked together to design and build roller coasters with the help of teachers and engineers!