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Solar Vehicle program
To build and extend understanding of science, math and technology concepts, while engaged in the design of a ray catcher solar race car. 


  1. Participants will develop an understanding of engineering design process toward an outcome. 

  2. Participants will develop abilities to carry through the technological design process, by matching and using tools toward their plan. 

  3. Participants understand the transfer of energy, specifically from solar to kinetic motion.

  4. Participants develop an appreciation for the use of solar power to replace fossil fuels in this model of a real working model car.  

Summer Solar Sprint
Summer model making with later plans to enter the 2022 Junior Solar Sprint Metropolitan Boston race

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Summer Solar Sprint/Mechanized K'nex Modeling 
N/A 6 - 8 07/07/2021 - 08/11/2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

West Somerville Neighborhood School
$150.00 Res, $150.00 Non-Res
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