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SEL and the Palouse Discovery Science Center: A Partnership With Real Chemistry

SEL is committed to helping develop tomorrow’s innovators and inventors. So it was natural for the company to lend its support to the Palouse Discovery Science Center (PDSC). The PDSC is a nonprofit organization in Pullman, Washington, that encourages creativity and provides hands-on science and learning experiences for children of all ages.

The partnership began in 2002 when SEL donated an 11,000-square-foot building in the Port of Whitman County to house the PDSC’s interactive exhibits, educational programs, and teaching collections.

SEL founder Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer, III, believes that the PDSC plays an important role in stimulating creativity and developing a lifelong love of learning.

“Understanding science is much more than lessons in biology, chemistry, and physics,” he said. “It’s about experiencing the flow in discovery and creativity. The PDSC does a great job of making learning fun!”

The strong ties between the two organizations have continued to grow over the years. SEL has not only continued to support the PDSC financially, but also extends support through volunteer collaboration and board leadership.

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