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151 resources with the keyterm solar energy

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Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students build a solar oven. In this solar energy lesson, students follow directions that show them how to build a solar oven made from a pizza box that can heat up food.
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To Gol Solar or Not to Go Solar!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students evaluate the feasibility of installing a photovoltaic system on the roof of a new school being planned for their community. They research the topoc and then each student assumes the role of a specialist having a specific point...
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Energy Transformations

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore energy transformations. They work in pairs to create an Inspiration document that summarizes some of the way that solar energy is transformed into other forms of energy on Earth. They display their documents in...
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Solar Energy Hot Box

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify different materials that affect solar heating, identify factors that produce maximum solar heating, and solve a design problem for the solar hot box.
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Orbital Motion

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use a formula to measure the eccentricity of an ellipse, then state Kepler's Law of Elliptical Orbits. They predict the solar energy received at different positions in a planet's orbit.
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Type of Energy - Dot to Dot Puzzles

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this energy worksheet, students connect the dots to complete pictures of three types of energy that include solar energy, static energy, and stored energy. They color the page and draw other examples of energy in a box at the bottom...
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Aluminum Science

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design and create a solar stove. They "cook" chocolate marshmallow treats using solar energy. They record the temperature using thermometers and determine how long it takes for a chocolate square to melt over a marshmallow.