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Woodside school seventh-grader designs award-winning, cost-efficient solar device

Original post made on Jun 9, 2018

Woodsider Georgia Hutchinson has come up with a way to make producing solar energy more efficient and less costly -- and she's only in seventh grade.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 7, 2018, 6:11 PM

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Posted by Michael
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Jun 9, 2018 at 6:13 pm

This is awesome! This reminds me of when I was a kid. I was always building things, although probably not as sophisticated as what Georgia built at her age. Great job! Keep going with your innovation. And, yes, more girls should get into coding.

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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:15 pm

Yay smart kids! Keep it up. :)

But please don't expect a patent. This idea is not at all new.

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