Infinite Green students tour Argonne National Laboratory

Students from Infinite Green program listen to Anne Schlenker, Director of the Center for Transporation Research during a tour of the Ev-Smart Grid Interoperability Center at Argonne National Laboratories in Lemont , IL on Tuesday April 30, 2013. | Matt Marton~Sun-Times Media

Students from Infinite Green program listen to Anne Schlenker, Director of the Center for Transporation Research during a tour of the Ev-Smart Grid Interoperability Center at Argonne National Laboratories in Lemont, IL on Tuesday April 30, 2013. | Photo by Matt Marton, Sun-Times Media

By Cindy Wojdyla Cain, The Herald-News — Researchers who are working feverishly to make the United States more energy efficient had to come from somewhere — and so does the next generation of scientists and engineers who will tackle the country’s energy problems.

Catherine Greenspon of Lemont is hoping some of those future researchers are enrolled in her Project Infinite Green after-school program for students in the Lockport and Lemont high school districts. Kids from the program, which Greenspon created in February 2011, toured Argonne National Laboratory on Tuesday to get an up close and personal view of the latest green car and battery technology. Read more.

Posted May 14, 2013

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