Pak Rax, 1999 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

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

Pak Rax

Millennium Middle School
Sanford, FL

Problem: Safety hazard of backpacks, instrument cases and other items in the event of a bus accident.

Solution: The Pak Rax is an effective under-seat storage system designed to hold loose items.

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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