Winning Teams: Winners 2012

Winning Teams

Winners 2012

2013 Columbus Foundation Community Grant Winner

The River Rangers Team Photo

Entry Title:
Zero Waste Team
Coach:
Martine Long
School:
Charter Oaks Academy
City/State:
Hockessin, DE
Problem:
Delaware landfills almost full to capacity.
Solution:
Outreach program consisting of residential curbside composting, business composting and composting education.

 

2013 Gold Medal Award Winner

The Solar Solution to Fossil Fuels Team Photo

Entry Title:
The Biodiesel Weasels
Coach:
Michele King
School:
Pinnacle Charter School
City/State:
Federal Height, CO
Problem:
Increased transportation costs.
Solution:
"Top off" the fuel tanks of the district's buses with biodiesel fuel to help reduce transportation costs.

 

2013 Gold Medal Award Winner

Pick Up Patrol Team Photo

Entry Title:
S.L.I.D.E.: Solar Light Indicating Danger Ecologically
Coach:
Amy Schaffner
School:
STEM Science Team
City/State:
Roan Mountain, TN
Problem:
Playground equipment becoming hot enough to cause second- to third-degree burns.
Solution:
S.L.I.D.E.: A solar-powered warning system designed to detect surface temperature and to visually alert playground visitors when the surface becomes dangerously hot.

 

2013 Chairman's Award Winner

Pick Up Patrol Team Photo

Entry Title:
Flame On!
Coach:
Laura Wilbanks
School:
Whiteface Science Rocks U
City/State:
Whiteface, TX
Problem:
Damage caused to homes from wildfires.
Solution:
Flame On: A redesigned roofing shingle that contains polymers to help reduce a rooftop's flammability.

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