Solar House

Wendy Van Norden, Walter Werner, Environmental Literacy Council

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In this activity, students assume the role of a team of architects that has been commissioned to build a solar house containing both active and passive solar components. First, they must design the house and then build a model. The model is tested to determine how well it utilizes solar energy.

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Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Activities
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)