Pinelands Eco Scienteers, 2012 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2012 in 2012, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Pinelands Eco Scienteers

All Saints Regional Catholic School
Manahawkin, NJ

Problem: Diminishing supply of fossil fuels and the pollution they cause.

Solution: A unique solar collection system that is functional anywhere in the world.

At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World®, two of the six Finalist teams received Gold Medals and $2,000 per team member for their winning entries. The competition is designed for teams of middle school-age students, and gives the students experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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