Water Pollution, Global Warming: Nothing Franklin High School’s AP Science Class Can’t Solve

The local high school is competing to solve today’s environmental problems—and needs your vote


Franklin High School’s AP science class is competing in Samsung’s third annual “Solve for Tomorrow!” contest, a national competition that calls on public school schools to “show how science or math can help the environment in your community.” Franklin High competed against 1,600 applicants and is now one of 15 finalists in the video entry round. 

The 15 finalists video entries are being displayed online for the public to vote on. With 52,319 votes so far, the film produced by Franklin High school’s AP science class about urban contamination in the Los Angeles River is currently in 1st place to be selected as one of five grand prize winners that will each receive $110,000 in new technology and attend an award ceremony in Washington D.C.

Online public voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on March 4th; so check out the finalists and cast your vote now.


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