Stephen Simmons

Third Place

Prize Awarded:
$7,000
Year:
1996
School:
Charles H. Milby High School
Location:
Houston, TX

Project Description:

Simmons' project, I.M. S.M.A.R.T. (Integrating Mathematics and Science at Milby through Alternative-fuel Research and Testing)," integrated math and science to make both subjects easier to learn and more interesting. Students worked in teams to design and construct an alternative fuel vehicle capable of transporting one person the distance of one kilometer. The program resulted in increased attendance, cooperative learning, and improved test results.