The crisp air reminds us that it’s time for our annual Solar Sprint Workshops and we’re excited to see a new group of students test their skills on the track. Have you registered your students? If not, what are you waiting for, this is a great opportunity to have fun while learning new skills or perfecting existing skills.
If you’re not familiar with the Sprint, continue reading to learn all about it!
The Sprint is an opportunity for students to learn while building their own miniature solar-powered car. The race promotes, partnerships as each team will consist of a minimum of two people and a maximum of four.
Each team will buy a Solar Sprint Kit for $24 (refunded after competition), provided by CPP, containing basic necessities, i.e., solar panel, motor, and other necessities. The car’s design is left to the ingenuity and imagination of the students.
There are two divisions for the competition – Junior and Senior. Juniors are students in grades 3-5 and seniors represent those in grades 6-8.
So to join the fun we need for you to do the following:
- Recruit team members (teams must have a minimum of two participants and a maximum of four)
- Attend one of the Solar Sprint Engineering Workshops on Saturday, September 9th or Saturday, September 16th from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
- Build your race car
- Compete on Saturday, October 7 during Cleveland Public Power’s 11th Annual Public Power Week Open House!
Complete the form below to receive your registration packet today!