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 (solarschoolhouse.net). 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]