50 Year Energy Plan  Unit Plan
Grades:
912
Unit:
Description:
Throughout this creative, handson Unit, students are challenged to scale up every Disciplinary Core Idea and Science & Engineering Practice they’ve learned  from simple electricity generation, to building their own stereo speakers and DIY electric...
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Passive Solar Water Heating
Grades:
612
Unit:
Lesson Number:
1
Description:
Students retrofit milk jugs to absorb and retain the most solar energy. This process involves students collecting data that measures the impacts of different variables on the solar energy absorbed by each collection device. Students should be able to see...
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Circuit Analysis With Solar Energy: Measure the Power Consumed by Various Devices
Grades:
612
Description:
Students will set up a simple circuit using a solar module and three small loads. They will then use a multimeter to measure the voltage across each load and the current through each circuit. Students will then calculate the power consumption and resistance...
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Using a Multimeter to Analyze a Solar Circuit: Measuring Current and Voltage—Calculating Power and Resistance
Grades:
612
Description:
Students will set up a simple circuit using a multimeter and a load resistor to measure the voltage and current in the circuit. Students will learn to use a multimeter, learn how to calculate power and be introduced to Ohm’s Law. This activity provides a good...
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