Solar Energy (Start Here)
Solar Energy is the glow from our nearest star – the Sun. We live in the
It’s believed to be the first solar car that can comfortably transport four people.
Solar Energy Safety Messages You would not ordinarily look directly at the Sun, because it can blind
Earth spins as it orbits its energy source. Because of the tilt of the daily spinning Earth,
Concerns about Climate Change (a.k.a. Global Heating) arose because pollution from our combustion activities is changing the
The energy density of solar radiation at Earth’s distance from the Sun (150,000,000 kilometers) averages 1361 joules
SOLAR CELL TYPES There are several types of solar cells being developed…a good description is at Understand
Photovoltaic panels are relatively portable, and the number of them can be matched to the site requirements.
This exercise lets children directly feel the energy in sunlight. A dowel shaft can be attached to