Now You See It-Now You Don’t, 2003 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2003 in 2003, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Now You See It-Now You Don’t

Bexley Middle School
Bexley, OH

Problem: Excessive amounts of animal carcasses clogging landfills and incinerators.

Solution: Mortality Composting – burying a dead animal in a compost pile of sawdust where it will decompose quickly with no odor.

At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World, three finalist teams received 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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