Clean Smilers, 2001 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2001 in 2001, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Clean Smilers

Davis Drive Middle School
Apex, NC

Problem: Clean teeth for kids with braces.

Solution: Perfected a toothbrush to clean in the nooks and crannies of braces.

At an awards ceremony held at Epcot at Walt Disney World, finalist teams receive $36,000 in savings bonds for their winning entries. The competition is geared toward middle school-age children, and gives kids experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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