Conn. students learn as they build a school's power source

11/11/2013 | District Administration magazine

Students at a remote school in Saldang, Nepal, now have electricity, and students at the Academy of Engineering and Green Technology in Hartford, Conn., have a little background in renewable energy, thanks to a project-based learning experience. The students in Connecticut worked with United Technologies and a utilities expert to build a solar-powered wind turbine for the school in Nepal. The students at the engineering academy did the necessary research, interpreted computer-assisted design drawings, assembled the turbine and created a manual for the Nepalese students.

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