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Check out this behind the scenes look at our 2017-18 Solar Go Kart Team in action!
(Film credit goes to local business sponsor Arizona Electric Power Cooperative )
On Saturday, March 19th, the CAS Solar Go-Kart Racing Team participated in the University of Arizona Team Time Trials Day at the Musselman Honda Circuit, south of Tucson. 15 different schools from around the state are competing in this year’s design challenge, with 20 different solar go-kart designs.
Last year, CAS entered into the competition for the first time and took 3rd place in its division: The Standard Kart Division. This year, the CAS high school team is competing with two karts in two divisions: The Standard Kart Division and the Modified Kart Division.
CAS is excited to announce that two CAS students have placed in the county’s annual Youth and Engineering Science Fair (YES Fair) for their science fair projects which were submitted for judging on Monday, March 23rd, 2015.
Ethan Johnson, 7th grade, was awarded first place in the category of Energy and Engineering for his project “Get Wired” which analyzed alternative sources of electricity. Macayla Fetting, 7th grade, earned third place in the category of Biological Science for her project “Toothbrush Invaders” which answered a household dilemma of the best location to minimize bacterial growth.
Community students grades 5-12 from Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Douglas, Nogales, and Tombstone are eligible to compete in the county’s annual YES fair. Approximately 500 students attended this year’s YES! Fair as applicants or spectators. Students in grades 5-8 may compete in the categories of Energy and Engineering, Technology, Physical Science, Earth & Space Science, and Biological Science while students in grades 9-12 compete in one division only. Those selected as winners are invited to a celebratory dinner. To learn more about the YES! Fair, please visit its website at: http://www.yesfair.com/