Eazy Zap Cap, 1999 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 1999 in 1999, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Eazy Zap Cap

Cold Spring Harbor Middle School
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Problem: Arthritis suffers and others have difficulty opening childproof containers.

Solution: Eazy Zap Cap is a device that allows containers to be opened without bending afflicted joints.

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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