Michael Cooke founded SunWind Solar Industries Inc. in 1998 to provide solar energy information and to be a source of “hands-on” solar energy kits for children. SunWind kits encourage children to explore simple mechanics while building solar-electric machines of their own design.
Following on the updated look to our website, we have recently designed new labels for our kits. Our individual kits are packaged in medium plastic storage bags, with a folded tag. Box label for SolRun Solar Inventions Classroom Kit. Packaged kits, ready to go into willing hands!
Making the Solar Crane work The Saturday Market on Salt Spring Island is rightly famous, with many local farmers and craftspersons offering their wares. It's a colourful delightful place, with its sounds of busking musicians and happy folk chatting with each other, and children playing on the open [...]
While this list first appeared in 2010 with the title, 119 One-Liners to Respond to Climate Science Myths, it is now up to 153 one-liners to quench the climate-change denier. Put together by "...the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office [which] promotes well-being, peace, and justice throughout the world... The VISION of the UU-UNO Climate Change Initiative [...]
It would be hard to teach about solar energy without mentioning the reality of Climate Change, aka Global Warming, aka Global Heating. Have just come across a new-to-me blog, with a link here to the site searched by 'education' articles: ClimateChangeFork. It was the article of July 9, 2013 that [...]
2017-02-10T22:01:59+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|Categories: SunWind Blog|
While working on the instructions for the new renewable energy kit we have in prototype, found this old photo of a young girl playing with a very early version, at an EarthFest we held in Comox, BC about 14 years ago. Renewable energy child.
2016-11-22T17:39:01+00:00 August 16th, 2012|Categories: SunWind Blog|
A new Website which allows you to select your closeness and field of view, and step through Sun images second by second or day by day, capturing screenshots or making movies on the way... http://helioviewer.org