Canfield High School is Ohio’s representative in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a program that encourages students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
Tom Slaven’s AP Chemistry classroom was chosen based on their proposal to use STEAM skills to address the closure of local lakes due to high E. coli levels. To tackle this project, students will develop a prototype of a treatment system that could reduce the amount compounds making into the lake that are promoting the bacterial growth to unsafe levels.
As the state representative for Ohio, Slaven will receive a $25,000 Samsung technology package!
Slaven is available for interviews about the local issue they’re working to solve and the importance of hands-on STEAM learning. For interview opportunities please contact Renee English, Media & Communications, at 330.314.3883.