The Historical Energy Mill, 1997 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 1997 in 1997, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

The Historical Energy Mill

Summit Middle School
Boulder, CO

Problem: Dependency on fossil fuel.

Solution: Creation of a micro windmill to harness the winds’ power.

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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