Physics Solar Workshop V2

Thames & Kosmos

UPC: 814743011427
Part Number: THK628918
In Stock: Yes In Stock Jan 18, 2019 at 1:18 AM
Price: $79.99
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Build five models including a helicopter, solar-bot, moon rover, stag beetle, and praying mantis

Learn about harnessing and using solar power

Experiment with motors, gears, and simple machines 

In one way or another, almost every form of energy we use originates as energy from the sun. Solar energy directly powers photovoltaic cells and thermal collectors. Indirectly, we get power from plants grown by the sun, oceans heated by the sun, and Earth’s weather systems sustained by the sun. Even the energy stored in fossil fuels originated as energy from the sun, captured by plants and animals millions of years ago. Physics Solar Workshop explores the topic of solar energy, focusing on photovoltaic cells.

By building five awesome models and conducting experiments with them, you will learn how solar cells transform light into electrical energy, and how motors and mechanical devices can optimize the work done by this energy.

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