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School scoop — Winds of change

June 6, 2013 From Villagesoup.org The Maine Wind Blade Challenge The Engineering Approach to Problem Solving is a class in Searsport District High School co-taught by Claire Guse and Ray Wirth. Students learn by solving a wide variety of problems, … Continue reading

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Students from across Maine enter two wind turbine competitions

May 3, 2013 From Energyteachers.org Orono- After 6 months of research, design and manufacturing hundreds of Maine students and teachers brought their wind blade creations to University of Maine to compete in Wind Blade Challenge May 3. Each team worked … Continue reading

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A “Whirlwind” Of A Day For Maine Students Competing In Orono

May 3, 2013 From WABI Orono – It was a blustery day at UMaine as more than 500 students from York to Aroostook County competed in two windy challenges. The Advanced Structures and Composite Center hosted its annual windstorm and … Continue reading

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Mt. Blue students reinvent the windmill, win recognition for it

May 11, 2012 From the Sun Journal FARMINGTON — Humans haven’t had much luck reinventing the wheel over the ages, but it took just a few months for students at Foster Technology Center to rethink the windmill. On April 27, … Continue reading

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Students Infuse Wind Blades at Custom Composites

May 7, 2012 From Career & Technical Education On the afternoon of April 4, 2012, 16 students from the Bath Regional Career & Technical Center’s Intro to Engineering class worked with Steve Hassett, owner of Custom Composites and Bob Turcotte, … Continue reading

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Easton Wins Wind Blade Challenge

May 10, 2012 From WAGMTV Watch Video Aroostook County has been working with the idea of wind power for sometime now. And it’s part of what inspired some students at Easton High School to enter the 4th annual wind blade … Continue reading

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USA: Maine Students Compete in Offshore Wind Technology

April 30, 2012 offshorewind.biz Windstorm Challenge 2012 and 4th Annual Maine Wind Blade Challenge were held on Friday at the New Balance Student Recreation Center on the University of Maine campus, reported Bangor Daily News. The competitions in which students … Continue reading

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Over 250 Students compete in the 4th annual Maine Wind Blade and Storm Challenges

April 30, 2012 From PR Maine ORONO, Maine – Easton High School took the high honors in the Maine Wind Blade Challenge and Madison Area Memorial High School took first place in the Wind Storm Challenge. These teams were among … Continue reading

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Students Team Up With Manufacturers to Design Wind Turbine Blades, Floating Structures

April 30, 2012 From North American Wind Power Over 250 students representing 85 teams competed in the fourth annual competition to design composite wind turbine blades and floating wind structures, the Maine Wind Industry Initiative reports. The event, which was … Continue reading

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Students Compete in Windstorm and Wind Blade Challenges

April 30, 2012 From WABI TV Orono – It wasn’t just a day at the pool for some high school students. ” So much build up. So many late nights, so finally getting here and getting into the pool was … Continue reading

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