How do solar panels work?
|Link to Resource:||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKxrkht7CpY|
|Resource Type:||Teaching Media; Videos or Animations|
|Summary:||The Earth intercepts a lot f solar power: 173,000 terawats. That's 10,000 times more power than the planet's population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.|
|Earth Science Big Ideas:||Big Idea 7|
|NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:||ESS3.A|
|NGSS Performance Expectations:||4-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-2|
|NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:||Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information|
|NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:||Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation|
|Subjects:||6-8; 9-12; elementary school; energy; high school; k-5; k-5 geosource; middle school; renewable energy; solar; sun; video|
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