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SolarLab 1.0

Item # 759926

Students take their solar cell studies beyond wiring a circuit to turn lights on and off. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions help them explore current, circuits, voltage, and polarity. Suitable for middle and high school, the instructions incorporate wiring diagrams, applied math, and student questions with a focus on energy conversion. One kit engages 2 to 4 students. Includes 9 labs, a glossary, and 2 rechargeable AAA batteries.

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$52.00

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Students design and build solar cell-powered circuits to explore current, loads, voltage, and polarity. Suitable for middle and high school, the clear, easy-to-follow instructions incorporate wiring diagrams, applied math, and student questions with a focus on energy conversion.

With this kit students explore:

  • How a solar cell works
  • How to build circuits to power different devices with solar energy
  • How to use a multimeter to learn about voltage, electric current, and power
  • How to build a solar-powered battery charger (batteries included)

Labs include:

  • Setting up equipment and building a simple circuit
  • How the amount of light affects the amount of electricity produced
  • Measuring voltage and polarity
  • Series circuits
  • Wiring loads in series
  • Measuring current
  • Adding current with parallel loads
  • Building a solar-powered battery charger
One kit engages 2 to 4 students. Includes 9 labs, a glossary, and 2 rechargeable AAA batteries.

 
Components Qty Included?
Multivoltage Solar Panel 1 Included
Solar Panel Stand 1 Included
Solar Panel Base 1 Included
Motor 1 Included
Motor Fan 1 Included
Motor Stand 1 Included
Motor Base 1 Included
Small Wrench 1 Included
Digital Multimeter and Probes 1 Included
Music Box 1 Included
Bulb 1 Included
Diode 1 Included
Resistor 1 Included
Green LED 1 Included
Clear LED 1 Included
Long Black Cables 2 Included
Long Red Cables 2 Included
Long Green Cable 1 Included
Short Green Cables 4 Included
Black Alligator Clip 1 Included
Red Alligator Clip 1 Included
AAA Rechargeable Batteries 2 Included
AAA Battery holder 1 Included
Instruction Manual 1 Included
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