Enjoy DIY projects? Want to start on small-scale renewable energy projects and maybe progress to more lofty heights? Here's an ideal place to begin by harnessing your heavy pedaling and generate some juice for your cell/mobile phone. With this nifty bike device you can ride around all day and never worry about your phone dying on you. All you need is an old wind-up radio.
Renewable energy is now part of the core curriculum in many countries for young teenagers. Lets make it more fun – learn by doing. Lets start with this modest DIY project and learn some basic physics along the way. This could be a great project for some inter-generational bonding!
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