Keeping it Cool With Solar: Build Time

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1. Students build shade structures that will optimize cooling the earth’s surface from sunlight.

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1 hour
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This lesson is designed for one 30-minute session. Students build their structures based on their designs from Lesson 3. Students share evidence about how their structures affect the sunlight on the earth’s surface.

Science Kit Material(s) Used:
1.5-Volt 500mA Solar Module
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See construction materials list in lesson plan