This story about an SF State class that uses solar suitcases as a teaching tool was one of my favorite projects to work on in recent months. The outstanding science, educators, and students involved, and the community impacts both locally and globally -- it's everything science education can and should be.
“It’s not just that the students learn hard skills and soft skills,” [Thoyre] says, referring to assembling electronics and mentoring children. “They are also literally creating renewable energy. They’re actually helping people in the world have access to energy who really need it.” Read more.