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OSMS ranked 3rd place in Junior Solar Spirit Car Competition

Last Saturday OSS attended Energy Whiz Olympics with three teams from each grade levels. Teams have used the solar cars have been designed and built by students along with their coaches.

Tournament was held in Florida Solar Energy Center (a research institute of the University of Central Florida) at Cocoa, and all the teams did the awesome job. At the end of the tournament 7th graders' team received the 3rd place in solar car race. Congratulations to Arthur Santos, Juan Garcia, Hemant Parsuad.

JSS Background Information

The Junior Solar Sprint competetion was started by the US Department of Energy in 1991 to expose students to photovoltaics and its potential for their future. The competetion challenges students to design, build and race model solar cars powered entirely by solar energy. The students are challenged to use scientific know-how, creative thinking, experimentation and teamwork to design and build a solar-powered electric vehicle.

Thanks

Mr. Ismail Altintas

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