About


One Million Students is a solar energy education program designed to encourage environmental education in K-12 classroom, in an effort to help create the next generation of socially conscious young adults. Every day we are facing new and difficult decisions regarding environmental issues and the next generation will face far more complicated decisions as the world’s population increases and the natural resources diminish.

One Million Students has reached over 10,000 students with our inspiring lesson plans encompassing hands on experiments, stories and experiences based on the use of solar energy around the world. The One Million Lights team will work with teachers to adapt the program to their specific needs.

One Million Students Program supports the following goals:

  1. Educate students on the science behind solar technology and its diverse application
  2. Help students understand the impact of solar lighting on people living without electricity
  3. Provide students the tools and knowledge to bring about the change in their environment.

What’s in it for you?

  1. Ready made lesson plan that could fit into an existing curriculum for science, environmental science, social science or a community service project
  2. Guest teacher who conducts the lesson
  3. Inspired and engaged students

One Million Lights

One Million Lights is a registered nonprofit with a mission to improve the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy solar lighting. Its goal is to distribute one million solar lights and replace dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps.
One Million Lights provides clean, safe, affordable solar lighting to rural communities around the world through its international distribution programs, made possible by partnerships and donations. These solar lights enable children to study at night and adults to extend their workday, all while eliminating carbon emissions, improving household health, and greatly increasing income savings.

For more information on One Million Lights, please visit www.onemillionlights.org