Over 600 students from 27 secondary schools in full gear preparing for the 7th CEM Solar & Capacitance Model Car Races
CEM is going to organize the 7th “Solar & Capacitance Model Car Races” on 22 September 2019 (Sunday) at the Macau Portuguese School. The races aim to promote the use of renewable energy among local students, allowing them to gain knowledge and recognize the importance of green energy for a sustainable environment. Co-organizers include the Youth Centre of Macau Federation of Trade Unions and the Macau Youth Federation. Hong Kong Technology & Renewable Energy Events provide technical support. A pre-race workshop was held last Saturday at CEM Building. Winners of the previous edition were also invited to share their racing experience with the new participants.
Enrolment hit a new record with over 600 students from 27 schools formed 123 teams. While 70 teams will take part in the “Solar Model Car Race” for F4 to F6 students, 53 teams will be joining the “Capacitance Model Car Race” for F1 to F3 students. Students were sponsored by CEM and challenged to build their own cars and will compete among themselves. Winning teams will be awarded with attractive cash prizes and trophies.
Participating schools include: Our Lady of Fatima Girl’s School, Tong Sin Tong Middle School, Sacred Heart Canossian College (Chinese Section), Sacred Heart Canossian College (English Section), Pui Ching Middle School, Pooi To Middle School, Kwong Tai Middle School, Salesian Institute, Xin Hua School, Fong Chong School of Taipa, Estrela do Mar Secondary School, Macau Sam Yuk Middle School (English Section), The International School of Macau, The Affiliated School of the University of Macau, Technical-Professional Secondary School of Macau Federation of Trade Unions, Macau Baptist College, Macau Portuguese School, Yuet Wah College (Chinese Section), Yuet Wah College (English Section), Sheng Kung Hui Escola Choi Kou (Macau), Santa Rosa de Lima College (Chinese Section), Colégio de Santa Rosa de Lima (English Secondary), St. Joseph Diocesan College 5 (English Section), St. Joseph Diocesan College 5 (Chinese Section), St. Joseph Diocesan College 6 (Chinese Section), Choi Nong Chi Tai Secondary School, and Mateus Ricci College.