Monday, November 24, 2008

Converting kids' hyperactivity to useful energy: Sustainable playgrounds.

Kids-these-days carry a burden on their shoulders: from melting ice caps and homeless polar bears to an “energy crisis.” Adult news paints a grim future for our children, but what if our children could play sustainably? Play on playgrounds that generate electricity, electricity that powers lights at school?

Carousel Design for Energy Generation

What about hopscotch with sensored-tiles? (Think along the lines of sustainable dancefloors and crowd-farming).