Sunbusters: Safe-Tea Sunscreen, 2008 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2008 in 2008, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Sunbusters: Safe-Tea Sunscreen

Science Rocks U
Whiteface TX

Problem: Skin cancer.

Solution: An outreach program to inform others about “sun safety” and creation of a fragrance- and chemical-free sunscreen formulated from green tea.

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 geared toward middle school-age children, and gives students experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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