Electronic Products and Systems case studies
Practical Action's product case stories have been developed from inspirational product stories around the world. They include information about the product's development, specification details with linked teaching activities.
Case stories from the UK
A water balanced railway - in Wales
A solar heated home - in Oxford, UK.
Wind Up radio - as developed by Trevor Bayliss
International Case stories
Play as you pump water - childrens roundabout are being developed to pump water in South Africa.
Solar lantern - a solar light developed for use in Kenya.
Inspired ideas from Practical Action
There are many inspirational stories from Practical Action's international project work that include the use of Electronic products and systems. They include technical information and often video clips of the projects.
Solar power in Nepal - visit the 'Impact' tab
Sustainable Transport systems