NEED Project: The Sun and Its Energy Relations
Physics Front Related Resources
This 8-part curriculum unit extends the solar energy investigation, as kids in Grades 4-5 learn about photovoltaic cells, conversion of radiant energy to chemical energy, measuring heat intensity with a radiometer, and building a solar house with a working PV cell.
A link to the home page of NEED, which contains more than 100 comprehensive curriculum guides for inquiry-based explorations of the physics and chemistry of energy.
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