Windstorm Challenge, Wind Blade Challenge take place at UMaine

ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Middle and high schoolers from across the state were able to compete Friday in the Windstorm Challenge and Wind Blade Challenge engineering competitions. The event was hosted by and took place at UMaine’s Advanced Structures … Continue reading

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Coastal Journal Article Teams Infuse at SMCC’s Composites Lab

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Infusion Day for Orono Teams at UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center

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Press Release: SMCC and MCA host STEM education event

Thursday, April 9, 10 a.m.-noon Maine Advanced Technology and Engineering Center Southern Maine Community College, 29 Sewall St., Brunswick BRUNSWICK, Maine- The heart of business is technically capable employees. The business of creating technically capable employees starts here. Southern Maine … Continue reading

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Among Innovators, Baxter Academy Wins 2014 Wind Blade Challenge

Within a diverse array of innovation, Baxter Academy triumphs at the Wind Blade Challenge. ORONO, Maine – The 6th annual Maine Wind Blade Challenge featured innovative approaches by middle and high school students that pushed the limits of wind blade … Continue reading

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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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UMaine Hosts Windstorm and Annual Maine Composites Alliance Wind Blade Challenge

May 9, 2013 From offshorewind.biz The daylong events was held in UMaine’s New Balance Student Recreation Center. Windstorm Challenge asks teams of middle and high school students to design and construct a floating platform for a scale model wind turbine, … Continue reading

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Marshwood High students compete in UMaine Windstorm Challenge

May 6, 2013 From Seacoastonline SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — The 11 Marshwood High School students attending the 2013 University of Maine Windstorm Challenge at the Orono campus Friday reported having a great time in their quest to build and test … 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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