Mazda’s rarely acclaimed educational overdo module comes to Whitby, Ontario

Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by in Mazda Canada

Durham District School Board High School Students First in Canada to
Experience Automaker’s New R.A.C.E. Program

WHITBY, ON, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ – Mazda pumped adult high schoolers on Monday, Jun 2 with a highly
acclaimed North American educational overdo module presented to 600
Durham District School Board 10-12 graders during Sinclair Secondary
School.  Designed to inspire high propagandize students to cruise studies
in science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) subject
areas, Mazda’s Racing Accelerates Creative Education (R.A.C.E.) module intent Durham students from 6 opposite high

The engineering-based automotive manufacturer grown a R.A.C.E.
educational module to denote a many real-world, exciting
science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) applications
used via a car industry. The curriculum of this
turn-key, interactive training forum was also designed to motivate and
rivet a subsequent era of STEM superstars.

The company’s racing arm, Mazda Motorsports, is holding a lead with the
R.A.C.E. program, that has already been seen by scarcely 4,500 students
in a U.S.  The idea is to strech some-more than a dozen schools across
North America as a Motorsports group travels to events on a 2014
competition circuit. This was a initial time Mazda had brought a R.A.C.E.
module to Canada.  As partial of a curriculum, Mazda supposing the
following training aids during a Sinclair Secondary School event:

  • Mazda’s TUDOR United Sports Car Championship SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel
    Prototype uncover automobile (identical in coming to a tangible racecar
    that’ll contest during Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, July 11-13).
  • A powerful, entirely illustrated display that shows a significance of
    any one of a disciplines of science, technology, engineering and
    arithmetic and a purpose they play in motorsports and a auto
  • Kyle Kimball, Mazda’s Manager of Motorsports and a company’s bureau competition car
    driver/engineer Joel Miller supposing real-life examples of what it takes to competition during a highest
    turn of a sport.

“We are honored, and a students were thrilled, to have hosted this
initial Canadian stop during a Durham District School Board,” pronounced Martyn Beckett, Director of Education, Durham District School Board (DDSB).  “Science,
technology, engineering and math initiatives yield opportunities for
students and staff to be creative, imaginative, and innovative.  We
appreciate Mazda for providing DDSB schools with a R.A.C.E. program, which
drives home a summary that there are many sparkling and challenging
career paths accessible to them by a STEM disciplines.  Giving
students a event to see artistic and innovative real-life
problem elucidate is a vicious member of moving tyro success.”

John Doonan, Director, Mazda Motorsports, added,  “We are assured that our
R.A.C.E. module demonstrates in an interesting, fun and enchanting way
how science, technology, engineering and arithmetic are executive to the
success of Mazda on a competition lane and in a marketplace. More
important, by display them examples of how sparkling problem elucidate can
be in a STEM arena, we trust we left many DDSB high propagandize students
even some-more encouraged to always be extraordinary and open minded.”

Mazda is focusing on high propagandize students for a R.A.C.E. module as
they are armed with adequate training to be means to try a STEM
intensity around them.  Cars are a many technologically sophisticated
products owned by a normal consumer and there are numerous
applications within a STEM arena.  According to a new investigate by the
Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, MI, a integration
of record into a engine car is formulating an unprecedented
direct for workers with high-tech skills, creation this one of a most
sparkling industries in that to be employed.

Additional participating schools enclosed Ajax High School, Brock High
, G.L. Roberts Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Durham
Continuing Education, and R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate and Vocational

About a Durham District School Board

The Durham District School Board is obliged for open preparation in
a farming settings of Uxbridge, Brock and Scugog Townships and the
civic settings of Ajax, Whitby, Pickering and Oshawa.  The Board
employs 7,000 training and educational use staff.  With 128
facile and delegate schools and training centres, a Board
accommodates some-more than 65,000 unchanging day students and thousands more
who take advantage of a far-reaching accumulation of stability preparation and adult
credit courses.  More information can be found on a Board’s website
during and can be followed on Twitter @DurhamDSB.

About Mazda Canada Inc.

Mazda Canada Inc. is obliged for a sales and marketing, customer
use and tools support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a national network of 165
dealerships. For additional information revisit Mazda Canada’s media
website during

SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.

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