AWEsome Energy (Air, Water, Electricity) is designed to teach children that air, water, and electricity are forces found in nature, and that we can harness air and water to create electricity and do work. AWEsome Electricity opened in 2012 and has received positive feedback from our visitors and families. DCM is now embarking on the design, fabrication and installation of the Air and Water Exhibits.

AWEsome Energy will allow children to better experience the “cause and effect” of their actions on energy sources, to change variables and see the impact, and to work collaboratively with family members and peers to experiment, explore problems, and create solutions. This permanent exhibit will include experiences for children of all ages and abilities.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank You To These Sponsors That Have Committed to AWEsome Energy
Presented By:

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The Christopher Family Foundation
Exelon Foundation
Institute of Museum & Library Services
Open Road Alliance, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Tellabs Foundation
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City of Naperville Special Events Cultural Amenities
Kazma Family Foundation
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Alphawood Foundation
Blueair
Dave and Dawn Kelsch & Family
Molex, LLC
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Brighton Car Wash & Detail Center
Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
Crowe Horwath LLC
Ecolab
Energy Services Air Conditioning, Heating & Electric
Nicor Gas
SunCoke Energy
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Brinson Foundation
Susan Korsower Charitable Fund
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Alben F. Bates and Clara G. Bates Foundation
R R Donnelley Foundation