Winning Teams: Finalists 2012

Winning Teams

Finalists 2010
Entry Title:
Industrial Wastewater Nutrient Filter
Coach:
Debbie Viertel
School:
Lawton Chiles Middle School
City/State:
Lakeland, FL
Problem:
High levels of organic nutrients – nitrogen and phosphorus – in industrial waste water and the dangers they cause to the ecosystem.
Solution:
Filtration process that reduces the organic nutrient content in industrial waste water.

Entry Title:
Pinelands Eco Scienteers
Coach:
Stephen Kubricki
School:
All Saints Regional Catholic School
City/State:
Manahawkin , NJ
Problem:
Third World countries' dependency on wood as the fuel source for cooking.
Solution:
Low-cost briquette press that utilizes bio-waste products as a new source of cooking fuel.

Entry Title:
The Handy Can
Coach:
Eileen Anderson
School:
Island Trees Memorial Middle School
City/State:
Levittown, NY
Problem:
Problems the elderly and handicapped have taking out their trash cans.
Solution:
A remote-controlled trash can.

Entry Title:
The Incrediveyor!
Coach:
Haruna Cofer
School:
Columbus Academy
City/State:
Gahanna, OH
Problem:
Dangerous bacteria growing 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.

Entry Title:
Mi Casa es Su Casa
Coach:
Laura Wilbanks
School:
Whiteface Science Rocks U
City/State:
Whiteface, TX
Problem:
Homelessness.
Solution:
Inexpensive housing made from recycled "earth bags".

Entry Title:
The Kritter Control
Coach:
Miken Harnish
School:
Wheatland Middle School
City/State:
Wheatland, WY
Problem:
Death and extensive automobile damage due to car accidents involving big game animals.
Solution:
Motion sensors along the road that will flash when big game animals are in the area.

RETURN TO TOP