goHunterdon’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge program engages students to learn about alternative energy and electric vehicles. Students learn about the environmental impacts of fossil fuels and how electric vehicles offer an alternative to the traditional combustion engine used in many cars. The EV Challenge is an environmental education program that aligns with STEAM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics).
Over the course of several months, students participate in interactive lessons on Greenhouse Gases, Vehicle Emissions, Alternative/Green Energy Sources, Aerodynamics, Gears and Gear Ratios, Basics of Design, Building and Testing a Prototype Vehicle, and Speed. Continue reading “School Year Ends with “Electric Vehicle Challenge” Races”
According to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 58% of global passenger vehicle sales in 2040 will come from electric vehicles.
goHunterdon’s “EV Challenge” offers Hunterdon middle school students an interactive, hands on opportunity to learn about electric vehicles and the future of transportation technology. The program aligns with STEAM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics); bridging the gap between these important educational disciplines. Continue reading “EV Challenge Provides Electrifying Learning Experience for Hunterdon Middle School Students”
More than 135 students at four (4) Hunterdon schools are currently participating in goHunterdon’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge program as part of the Fall/Winter session. Registration for participation in spring session will open in February 2021. Continue reading “New Electric Vehicle Challenge Sparks “Hands On” Learning”
More than 800 students at eighteen (18) Hunterdon middle schools have been busy learning about alternative energy and designing, building and testing solar powered model cars as part of the Hunterdon County Junior Solar Sprints education program coordinated by goHunterdon. Continue reading “Junior Solar Sprints”
Approximately 500 students at eighteen (18) Hunterdon schools have been designing, building and testing solar powered model race cars as part of the Hunterdon County Junior Solar Sprints Program. Junior Solar Sprints (JSS) is a competition based S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) curriculum program. Junior Solar Sprints (JSS) engages Hunterdon students in Grades 6-8. Continue reading “Student Teams Preparing for Junior Solar Sprints Competition”