Hot Rot, 2001 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

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

Hot Rot

Bexley Middle School
Bexley, OH

Problem: Wasted heat from composte piles.

Solution: Development of a prototype system for heating water using “compost energy.”

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.


If you enjoyed this article, subscribe now to receive more just like it.

Subscribe via RSS Feed

Comments are closed.