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Department of Physics and Astronomy Collins Research Group

Science Ambassadors Outreach

Franklin Elementary Science Fair – Solar Derby

Kids gather at the end of the track to describe the solar cars they constructed.


Undergraduate and Graduate Students learn about the Solar Derby Activity from Shaun Taylor Director of Education and Outreach for the Clean Energy Institute


Ethan Crowell, Vice President of OSA Chapter helps a K-12 student build a solar car at the Franklin Elementary Science Fair.


Graduate student Victor Murica helps kids with their cars in the foreground as CEI’s Shaun Taylor discusses student involvement with Franklin Elementary Principal Bill Holman (former high school math and physics teacher).


Franklin student enjoys the solar-powered pinwheel.


Kids gather around to witness a race while CEI Director of Education and Outreach Shaun Taylor looks on.