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Virginia Solar Structure Challenge

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Longwood University

Blackwell Hall

Farmville, VA 23909

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Objective: Construct an object that is powered by the sun!
Teams will build a solar structure and bring it to the Solar Structure Challenge
Judges will examine your structure, see if it works, and ask lots of questions.
Your structure will be evaluated on your thoughtful, creative, and resourceful design the innovation, complexity of your circuitry, and your reflections on the construction process and what you learned about solar power.
The main criteria for judging are:
  • Performance
  • Creativity
  • Use of Materials
  • Circuit Design
  • Quality of Construction
  • Demonstrated Knowledge
We will select our favorite designs and plan to have awards in many categories.
Tentative Schedule
  • 12:30 p - Teams arrive, check-in, and set up
  • 1:00 p – Welcome
  • 1:30 p - Judges circulate and talk to teams
  • 3:00 p - Judges compile scores and select winners
  • 3:30 p – Award Ceremony
  • 4:00 p – Teams depart
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Longwood University

Blackwell Hall

Farmville, VA 23909

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