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Northeast High School Student Inventors To Share Mosquito Prevention Prototype with Community

Monday, February 05, 2018
 
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WHO:        
Northeast High School Students, School and District Staff, Community Members, Industry Professionals and a Representative from Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Program       

WHAT:      
Northeast High School is one of only 15 high schools across the nation selected to receive a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam $10,000 grant to create a mosquito breeding disruptor – a device to deter mosquitoes from laying eggs in standing water.  On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the students will share their prototype with the community and Lemelson-MIT representative to gather feedback prior to traveling to MIT in June 2018 to formally present their prototype during Eurekafest.     
 
WHEN:    
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

                
WHERE:  
Northeast High School Media Center
700 NE 56th Street
Oakland Park, Florida 33334
          

WHY:        
InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers and mentors who receive grants of up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. This initiative of the Lemelson-MIT Program aims to inspire a new generation of inventors.
Northeast High School InvenTeam students look forward to sharing their mosquito prevention prototype with members of the community, industry professionals and local officials during the free community event.
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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