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Energy From the Sun (10 activities)

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Grades

5-8

Subject

Solar

Summary

Hands-on explorations to teach intermediate students the scientific concepts of solar energy. The activities are:

  • Introduction to Solar Energy
  • Radiation Cans (Converting Radiant Energy to Heat)
  • Solar Concentration
  • Solar Distiller (Solar Collection)
  • Photovoltaic Cells (Photovoltaics)
  • Temperature and UV Beads
  • Solar Balloon
  • Solar Oven Challenge
  • Designing a Solar House
  • Photovoltaic Arrays on the School
Curriculum

Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, Language Arts

Plan Time

Five 45-minute class periods

Materials

Handouts and other materials needed detailed within teacher guide.

Standards

Standards are listed at the beginning of the curriculum guide.

Owner

The NEED Project

Lesson Plans/Activity

Energy From the Sun (10 activities): Teacher Guide
Energy From the Sun (10 activities): Student Guide