Solar Cup is a high school education program in which teams of students from throughout Southern California build and race solar-powered boats. The program typically culminates in a three-day competition at Lake Skinner in the Temecula Valley. The program teaches students about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem-solving, and much more.
Solar Cup 2.0
In response to COVID-19 pandemic, Metropolitan modified this year's program to Solar Cup 2.0 Metropolitan will not host the Solar Cup competition event scheduled for May 15-17.
Solar Cup 2.0 provides current registered and sponsored teams a revised curriculum of assignments to successfully complete and submit in an online format. The new program will be an individual student submission event. Each Monday, challenges in engineering, art, careers, watersheds and the reimagined public service announcement will be uploaded with a challenge due date.
The focus is to have activities students can work on independently. Teachers can assist in proofreading and question comprehension. The role of the student is to remain the primary achiever in each assignment. Students will earn points and be recognized for the challenges they complete. Click here to learn more about the Solar Cup 2.0 Challenge
Completed challenges to be submitted via email to Julie Miller Kalbacher.
Students: Please include your name and school name on all submissions to ensure credit.