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Newton's Road Gutter Car Derby Promotes STEM Education

Students from Northwest Lower Michigan showcased their creativity and 3-D printing skills at the Newton's Road Gutter Car Derby in Traverse City. The students raced their 3-D printed cars down plastic gutters to see which ones would go the fastest and furthest. They also competed for best design. Newton's Road promotes STEM eduction in Northwest Lower Michigan and is a program of Networks Northwest. Watch the video to find out more.


Our Township greatly benefits from Network Northwest's experience, depth of knowledge and understanding. Because they work with so many diverse communities in our ten-county region they understand the local land-use issues and are already working on solutions by the time we realize we need some help.
- Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission