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Racing The Blue Monarch - Lap by Lap Notes

How COOL is this!!

June 4, 2015

Tags: Racing the Blue Monarch, Michael J. Daley, Junior Solar Sprint Racing, Maine Energy Education Program, t-shirt, artist, designer, racing, Amber Carr, Michael Loughlin, Peter Zack, Maine, Rockland, Owls Head Transportation Museum, race day

One of Racing the Blue Monarch's first fans is an old friend from my solar energy advocacy days, Peter Zack. He works with the Maine Energy Education Program (http://www.meepnews.org/). They are sponsoring the 2015 Owls Head Finals of the state-wide Junior Solar Sprint competitions in Maine. The qualifying cars will race at (more…)

Junior Solar Sprint Racing

April 17, 2015

Tags: Racing the Blue Monarch, solar race car, thriller, kids, Michael J. Daley, building, racing, models, engineering, mentor, competition, pizza box solar oven, Junior Solar Sprint Racing, NREL, science, racing, confidence, renewable energy, hands-on, manual skills, character building

Racing the Blue Monarch is billed as a near-future solar race car thriller, but as the inventor Henson tells Scooter, our skeptical main character, “these cars already exist”. And guess what? Kids are building them AND racing them! We're talking models here – which is the starting point to all real engineering.

These kids in (more…)

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