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This activity introduces students to the process of converting sunlight into electricity through the use of photovoltaics (solar cells). Students complete a reading passage with questions and an inquiry lab using small photovoltaic cells.
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy, Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation Resource Type: Activities Grade Level: High School (9-12) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science