How about this for an ingenious, but at the same time obvious, idea.
Capturing the energy of the wind generated by passing cars to generate electricity.
The screens mounted at the side of a highway would be made of piezoelectric materials.
When the cars' airstream moves the screens, electricity would be generated.
We asked Australian students to make a video or convince us in writing about their BIG ideas for a sustainable energy future.
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Explore the fascinating science edging us closer to low carbon living. This fun, flexible project includes easy-to-use ICT, oodles of resources and FREE lesson plans from CSIRO Education.
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