The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Division of Energy & Climate teamed up with the Delaware Technology Student Association (TSA) to host its annual Junior Solar Sprint competition, which challenges middle school students to build a race car solely powered off of solar power energy. Springer Middle School STEM teacher Stephen Saddler believes that kids getting this hands-on experience is important, while also learning about the basics of STEM, like how a gear works. “They learn how to work in the technical world. They need to know how to use this stuff,” said Saddler. “[Solving] different problems that they have to get through and, even if they don’t, they have fun and that is what matters.” Click here for more!
Attention DETSA! The 2021 Awards Ceremony is out now on our YouTube! This is the link to the video. Congrats to everyone for all of your hard work on your events!