Colorado High School Students Build Solar Remote-Control Cars

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

When Noah Davis, Solar Energy International’s Solar in the Schools program manager, started thinking of ways to engage high school students in learning about the ever-evolving technology, he thought back to what interested him as a teenager.

“I used to have remote control cars when I was that age, and I thought that just might be something we could use to get our program into the high schools,” Davis said.

Solar in the Schools has been a part of SEI’s outreach programs for several years. But it has mostly been targeted at elementary and middle school students, through efforts such as a Solar Suitcase project, in which students assemble compact solar generator kits to send to developing countries.

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