Solar Energy Expo lights up elementary

KEMAH, TX Students also built solar houses and got the opportunity to jump on the district's new energy bike. The bicycle is configured with a small motor that will power light bulbs if a student can create enough energy by pedaling fast.

"I want the students to learn old light bulbs take more energy and burn hotter, while the new light bulbs take less energy and are not as hot," said District Energy Manager Steve Gremillion.

Teacher Julia Bodenhamer applied for and received the BP Grant that funded the Solar Energy Expo.

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