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.

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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