EL PASO, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Some of the country's brightest, young minds are putting their creativity to the test - -building solar cars.
The cars made a pit stop at a high school in El Paso Friday. It's part of their week-long trip that takes them from Fort Worth to California. The solar car challenge is an education program designed to motivate high school students in science, engineering and alternative energy.
"i'm an old science teacher and one of my biggest problem is to get my science student to invest in what they are doing... but how can you do anything better than to tell a kid you want build a car."