Wetlands Education Team, 2007 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2007 in 2007, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Wetlands Education Team

West Geauga Middle School
Chesterland, OH

Problem: Destruction of the local wetlands leading to the disappearance of the Osprey.

Solution: Educate the public and schools about nearby existing wetlands and enlist their help to preserve them.

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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