May 13, 2016
On Saturday, May 14, nearly 200 middle school students from around Colorado will participate in the Junior Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Battery car competitions from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Dakota Ridge High School, 13399 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton.
Sponsored by the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the competitions give students the opportunity to showcase their engineering and design skills by building and racing high-performance model solar- and battery-powered vehicles. Fifty-seven student teams from 15 schools will compete and trophies will be presented to winners in six categories. The event is free and open to the public.
When: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14
Where: Dakota Ridge High School, 13399 West Coal Mine Avenue, Littleton, CO 80127
The annual competition is also sponsored by DOE’s Office of Science, the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, Jefferson County Schools, and Dakota Ridge High School.
A list of participating schools follows.
Arma Dei Academy – Littleton
Bell Middle School – Golden
Calhan Middle School – Calhan
Castle Rock Middle School – Castle Rock
Hulstrom K-8 – Northglenn
Ken Caryl Middle School – Littleton
Lincoln Academy Charter School – Arvada
Littleton Academy – Littleton
Mead Middle School – Mead
Rocky Mountain of Evergreen
Southern Hills Middle – Boulder
Stargate School – Thornton
The Manning Option School – Golden
University Schools – Greeley
Whittier ECE-8 School – Denver
NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy’s primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. NREL is operated for the Energy Department by The Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.
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