Science on Tap: Challenging Students to Solve the World’s Toughest Problems While Creating Badass Hybrid Cars
Yup. Badass. Hybrid. Cars.
As the proud driver of a Prius, I’m in love with the car’s spaceship like interior and fantastic gas mileage. But it would be great if the car (dubbed Jennifer Walters, Esq. because she’s green) were a little more…awesome.
Enter Simon Hauger. The engineer turned high school math and science teacher created the Hybrid X Team with students from West Philadelphia High School to design and build hybrid vehicles, winning multiple national competitions in the process.
Simon will discuss the Team’s successes, including being honored at the White House, and how he and his colleagues started an innovative new school called The Sustainability Workshop, where students are challenged to solve the world’s problems.
Science on Tap is a monthly series of informal presentations by scientists and other experts. They’re held at National Mechanics, purveyors of fine food and drinks, on the second Monday of every month and are always a good time.
Science on Tap @ National Mechanics
Monday, February 11th at 6pm