Recycle Because You Care, 2009 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2009 in 2009, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Recycle Because You Care

St. Philip the Apostle School
Addison, IL

Problem: Improve local participation in recycling.

Solution: Community awareness outreach regarding the importance of recycling and to supply free recycling bins to every household.

At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World®, two of the finalist teams received gold medals and savings bonds 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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