The following article was submitted by Brownie Girl Scout troop 80962 of Campbell School. The girls will be bridging to Junior Girl Scouts on Friday.
As part of Brownie troop 80962's requirements for a Clean Green Power patch, the troop needed to visit an alternative energy site. The troop visited the Livingston Campus Solar Farm at
Before we took the trip to the solar farm we had two meetings. The first meeting we read a story about saving energy. We learned about new types of light bulbs that save energy. The swirly light bulbs use less energy than the other light bulbs and they last longer. The second meeting we made posters about energy conservation and the environment. The posters showed different ways to help save energy and the environment. One poster showed about car pooling another showed recycling and another showed that we shouldn't release any more CO2 into the air. The posters were hung in
We met at the solar farm on May 13. Mike Kornitas the Energy Conservation Manager for
We think solar panels are a smart idea because you don't have to spend so much money on electricity and it is good for the environment.