June 1 , 2002
of all the schools that participate, and with the click of a mouse one can investigate how many solar panels they use, the tilt of the panels, how they are connected to the school, and much more. The teachers use a curriculum developed by National Energy Education Development to make classroom connections between the photovoltaic installation in the school and the in-class activities. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Renewable Energy certifies each project under its Million Solar Roofs and Energy$mart Schools program. All this aims for that one "eureka" moment when the kids will understand how electricity works.
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