Solar Energy Explorations

Solar Energy Explorations

Solar Energy Explorations

$20.00

Examine renewable energy, solar power, and engineering design with these eight, downloadable experiments written for middle school science. Suitable for grades 4–8.

ORDER CODE: MSB-SOLAR-E Categories ,

Solar Energy Explorations consists of eight solar energy experiments and one project for students to study renewable energy and solar power while practicing engineering design. Using Go Direct® Energy, a Vernier Resistor Board, a KidWind Solar Energy Exploration Kit, and Graphical Analysis 4 app, students will gain an understanding of energy, temperature, and circuits as they explore solar energy.

Topics Include

  • Renewable energy
  • Solar power
  • Engineering design

Table of Contents

ExperimentSuggested Products
1Renewable EnergyGo Direct® Surface Temperature Sensor
2Introduction to Solar Panels and Solar EnergySolar Energy Exploration Kit
3Measuring EnergyGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
4Making Connections: CircuitsGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
5Solar Panel Output: Effect of LoadGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
6Solar Panel Output: Effect of ShadeGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
7Solar Panel Output: Effect of AngleGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
8Solar Panel Output: Effect of TemperatureGo Direct® Surface Temperature Sensor, Go Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit
9Project: Build a Solar CarGo Direct® Energy Sensor, Vernier Resistor Board, Solar Energy Exploration Kit

What's Included

Electronic Version

  • 8 ready-to-use student experiments and 1 project
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Instructions for data collection with Graphical Analysis 4 and Go Direct® sensors
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
  • Complete equipment and supplies list
  • A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

Support

Contact Us

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  • Email: support@vernier.com
  • Toll-free: 1-888-837-6437

Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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