Cool Tools for Learning. Solar Lunchbox

[December 2012] Cool Tools for Learning. A lunchbox? A solar charger? A teaching device?
The Solar Schoolhouse has a learning tool that’s too cool.
Article in Home Power Magazine The Solar Schoolhouse’s Solar Power Lunchbox packs a little power punch that’s helping schoolkids learn about solar electricity. The lunchbox is the brainchild of the folks at the Solar Schoolhouse, a nonprofit program of The Rahus Institute in Sebastopol, California ( The program has hosted seminars and workshops to help educators teach solar concepts to students of all ages. The lunchbox kit is the latest teaching tool offered for $90 through the Schoolhouse’s catalog—which includes DIY solar projects like a PV cell classroom set and a solar fountain kit. “There is a growing interest at K-12 schools in learning about solar energy,…[READ MORE]


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