Gallery: Elementary School Students Crowd-Source Solar Panels to Take T...


In elementary school, we are taught to work together, share, and dream big. Students from a fourth grade class in Durham, North Carolina took these lessons to heart when they decided to make their classroom 100% solar powered. Using the crowd-sourcing site, Kickstarter, they created an enormously successful campaign that surpassed their original, modest goal by over $5000. Dubbed “Aaron’s Class“, the kids were inspired to turn to the power of the sun’s energy after learning about the modern sources of electricity, and were excited to be able to make channel their enthusiasm into a real project.

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