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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!