Solar Energy

  1. Course/Subject: Solar Energy
  2. Purpose/Objective: To familiarize students with historical background and current applications for solar energy.
  3. Course Summary: Students will build and program solar powered cars to function.
  4. Course Content:
    • History of Solar Energy
    • Solar Energy team competition
    • Final contest and awards
  5. Experiment: Students will use solar panels to build and test a car. <
    • The car should be able to function (travel)
    • The car should be able to charge by sunning itself
    • Traverse an optical course
  6. Competition
    • The teams will be given a solar powered car, which they will have to assemble and demonstrate the above tasks.
    • Points will be given for completeness and lack of errors

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