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Schools Going Solar

Lesson Description:
Students investigate the variables affecting power generation using solar energy. Web-based data acquisition
systems (DAS) for installed panels collect downloadable data that allows students to compare and contrast
variables for a single installation or to compare various installations. While every das is different, the major focus
of each is to bring real time and/or historical data to building users.
Lesson Type:
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Energy

Time Needed:
3-4 class periods
Standards Addressed:
  • Intermediate (5-8) Content Standard A: Science as inquiry
  • Intermediate B: Physical Science
  • Intermediate E: Science and Technology
  • Intermediate F: Science in personal and social perspectives
  • Secondary (9-12) Content standard a: science as inquiry
  • Secondary F: Science in personal and social perspectives

Materials Needed:
  • Copies of student worksheet
  • Computer with internet access

School or Group:
Need
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.com
Lesson Documents:
application/pdf SchoolsGoingSolar.pdf
Located in: Math

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