Stafford Students Make Art from the Sun

Posted Apr 16, 2024

What can you make with a pen, a motor, and the power of the sun? This April, Stafford students at Falmouth Elementary School combined solar technology and creativity to make solar spin art.In this activity, students experimented with the properties of solar panels, electrical circuitry, and centripetal and centrifugal force - merging art and science.

Solar spin art using motors powered by mini solar panels

Splatter art using paint

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Solar Empowered Schools’ mission is to help students shine through renewable energy education. Madison Energy Infrastructure manages Solar Empowered Schools to extend the benefits of solar energy beyond roofs and into classrooms, preparing students for STEM careers and empowering youth to actively participate in their clean energy future.