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Video: Starkville Girl Scouts Learn about Chemical Engineering

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — Starkville Girl Scouts are taking a break from cookie sales to earn a new badge.

Several troops partnered with the chemical engineering program at Mississippi State University to help the girls earn a merit badge.

Scouts learned about heat exchange, Solar energy and robotic engineering.

One MSU helper says it’s a way to encourage a future in science.

“To try and spike their interest early is key. We don’t want them to be older and be like man I wish I had done this back in the day so we’re trying to exposing to everything we can specifically here chemical engineering,” says Eric Castleberry.

Each girl received a badge after completing a quiz on her experience.