‘Air Liquide Center for Science & Innovation’ opened at the French International School of Philadelphia
Published on May 17, 2023
For Air Liquide, inventing the future means working today to prepare the STEM talent of tomorrow. As the world grows ever more connected, more digital and more advanced, having skilled and dedicated science, technology, electronics and math professionals is critical to shaping the future of industry and the workforce. Air Liquide has partnered with the French International School of Philadelphia to advance the organizations’ joint commitment to STEM for the benefit of students in the Philadelphia area.
Recently, the Air Liquide Center for Science and Innovation opened at the school, serving students from fourth grade through middle school. The new center expands the school’s laboratory space to accommodate over 30% more students at a time. By allowing for more student interaction, the Air Liquide Center for Science and Innovation encourages the collaboration, inquiry and creativity that are the hallmark of scientific endeavors.
Technology is also a key component of STEM learning and the new space provides students with up-to-date technology to enhance their academic experience. It was important to Air Liquide and the school community that the center encouraged students to think critically and creatively. With the new maker and planning areas, students can hone these skills essential to STEM leaders everywhere.