A Solar Energy Cycle

Childs, Gregory
March 2007
Science & Children;Mar2007, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p26
Academic Journal
Science Experiment
The article presents information on a science activity of solar energy learning cycle. The objective of the activity is to facilitate technology integration and provides students opportunities to construct and generate experiments with scientifically testable questions. The learning cycle of the activity requires six 50-minute periods. A hands-on investigation from the FOSS Solar Energy module is used to explore how the Earth get heated with solar radiation. The participating student of the activity learn how light is absorbed or reflected, and get a first-hand experience in conducting investigations.


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