Solar Panel Construction, Orientation and Use Unit

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Author:
James Mulanax
Intended Grade Level(s):
9th
10th
11th
12th
Subject Area(s) Covered:
applied physics
physics
principles of technology
Engineering
applied math
research to build and present knowledge
statistics and probability
modeling
Estimated Activity Length:
10 hours 40 min
Learning Goal(s):

Modeling and data analysis

For this extended task, students will track the sun's altitude and Azimuth to determine the best position for their hand-built solar panel, learn solar cell operation basics, solar panel construction, series and parallel circuitry and basic array sizing. View full description >>