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KMS SCIENCE STUDENTS Participate & Race at Hawaii Solar Sprint 2017

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These students EXCEEDED expectations for the Solar Sprint Design Challenge by designing a solar car able to travel 20 meters with 12 oz of lead weights in less than 25 seconds:

•Wilson L., Wilson T., Max C., Dylan T. : 9.59 seconds

•Kiana E., Noriko O., Devyn Y. : 10.25 seconds

•Kyla L.  : 11.56 seconds

•Jonah S., Robert W., Nicholas S. : 16 seconds

•Troy T., Thomas N., Minsub S., Davis S. : 16.59 seconds

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These students MET expectations for the Solar Sprint Design Challenge by designing a solar car able to travel 20 meters in less than 15 seconds:

•Noa Dane F., Taiyo W., Justin K., Enzo Y. : 9.77 seconds

•Ashley K., Chinatsu T., Jing Z., Nicole O. : 10.97 seconds

•Rina O., Reign L., Kiana T. : 11.17 seconds

*Regina L., Tracee N. : 11.25 seconds

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We're very proud of these students for rising to the challenge of creating their solar cars and for showing resilience through the engineering and design process!

- Ms. Mahi, Mr. K. Uyeda, 8th Grade Science Teachers

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The Solar Sprint event is cosponsored by the State of Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaiian Electric Company, which provides a grant for the purchase of the vehicle kits.

Click here to view a few photos from the event.

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