This Concentrated Solar Power lesson plan also includes:
The seventh segment in an eight-part unit promotes the idea of concentrating the sun to increase the power of a photovoltaic panel. Pupils learn about devices used such as reflectors or lenses.
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- Create groups to research different large solar array systems to find out how they concentrate the sun
- Delve deeper into the concept of concentrating solar power by reviewing the reference material directly
- The class should be familiar with how people can manipulate photovoltaic panels to increase their efficiency
- The resource includes answers to discussion questions you can expect from participants
- Includes additional videos that show some emerging technology for concentrating solar power