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Green Strides for Solar Energy Archived Webinar

Quicktime Video (Grade Level: K-12)

Uploaded: July 16, 2013

This archived webinar will introduce participants to a Problem-based Learning Activity (PBL) that requires students to propose and defend a design to provide power to a lunar or Martian research habitat for six explorers. To prepare, students will investigate the variables that affect the operation of solar panels, learn about energy, power, and circuits, design a solar energy system to meet the power requirements for their own homes, and learn about the solar panels and energy use on the ISS.

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Views: 1958
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Curiosity Video 7 Minutes of Terror from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Media Player Video (Grade Level: K-12)

Uploaded: June 23, 2012

This is the latest video explaining how the rover will decend into the Martian atmosphere and land on Mars on August 5, 2012 @ 10:31pm PST. This is what we hope happens!

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Views: 3248
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Build A Solar Oven

Lesson Plan in PDF (Grade Level: 7-9)

Uploaded: June 16, 2011

An engineering Design Challenge to design and build a solar box cooker, and test it out to see if it works well enough to make S ‘mores.

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Views: 1118

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