Solar Energy

Curriculum Aligned Grade: Grade 9

Curriculum Outcome:

Science 9 Unit D 2: Describe technologies for transfer and control of electrical energy.

Science 9 Unit E 2: Identify problems in developing technologies for space exploration, describe technologies developed for life in space, and explain the scientific principles involved.

Science 9 Unit E 3: Describe and interpret the science of optical and radio telescopes, space probes and remote sensing technologies.

Available for: Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10

Lesson: Learn how satellites create power, and how to prototype electronic circuits.

Activity: Students will using a breadboard, create several solar circuits with increasing complexity.