Elementary students learning about renewable energy with help of local businesses

April 21, 2021

Under a bright and sunny sky, a student molds and shapes some red and green Play-Doh into the shape of a rose. Another student holds up a small solar panel attached to the flower. Then a steady stream of water begins flowing out of the petals in an arc. Across the sidewalk another student shouts out, “Yes!” and pumps his fist into the air as his handmade, solar powered fountain also begins spouting water. These fourth graders outside Lake Marion Elementary are creating solar fountains as part of a circuits unit in their STEM class