K-12 Science Competition Winners: COOL Pads

The three winners of the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Program, the world’s largest K-12 science competition, showcased their project at the White House Science Fair hosted by President Barack Obama. 

The winning project, “COOL Pads: Shoulder Pads that Keep Players Safe from Overheating” is a futuristic cooling system built into football shoulder pads that analyze changes in body temperature to keep players from getting overheated.

For more information or an application for 2014, visit www.exploravision.org or e-mail exploravision@nsta.org. Follow ExploraVision on Twitter at @ToshibaInnovateor join Toshiba Innovation’s Facebook Page at www.Facebook.com/ToshibaInnovation to learn more about Toshiba ExploraVision.

Photo Caption (Left to Right): 

Caleb Robinson; Alec Jackson, Evan Jackson with President Barack Obama

*Photo is courtesy of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


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