By Brian Schultz
Twenty-five students from William Whyte School celebrated their upcoming participation in the Enbridge Eco-Kids on Campus program Wednesday evening at the University of Winnipeg.
A $25,000 grant from Enbridge allows Grade 5 and 6 students to visit U of W’s campus one a week for 10 weeks to do various sciences activities, including DNA sampling and blood typing, and constructing mechanical machines.
The Enbridge sponsorship — granted as part of the Enbridge School Plus Program — will be used for transportation, nutrition for the children, supplies and equipment for the activities.
Science professors and UWinnipeg Collegiate instructors are involved in running the Eco-Kids activities.
William Whyte is the seventh school in the program, which is now in its fourth year.