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Solar Energy Explorations

Solar Energy Explorations

Solar Energy Explorations

Starts at $22.00

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

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$27.00   Order Code: MSB-SOLAR
$22.00   Order Code: MSB-SOLAR-E

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 the Solar Energy Explorations Go Direct® Package, which includes Go Direct Energy, Go Direct Surface Temperature, a Vernier Resistor Board, and a KidWind Solar Energy Exploration Kit, and Graphical Analysis 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

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 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


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