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Upgrade Your Backpack with a ‘Solar Boost Bag’ Circuit | #BackToSchool

Wise mom once said “You go to school to learn not for a fashion show.” So why not learn a bit about solar panels and the power they generate (thankfully the sun never goes out of fashion!) to build your own backpack-able battery pack. Wherever the sun shines – whether in your school bus window during the morning commute or throughout the day as you hop-skip around campus – at the end of the day your mobile device will thank you for being fully charged!

Check out the full project here on the Adafruit Learning System.


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