The Incrediveyor!, 2012 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

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

The Incrediveyor!

Gahanna Middle School
Gahanna, OH

Mont Vernon Village School
Mont Vernon, NH

Problem: Dangerous bacteria on grocery store conveyor belts that can contaminate our food.

Solution: The Incrediveyor! a checkout belt made of hydrophobic, Teflon-coated glass fiber fabric that is continuously sanitized.

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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