Energy and the Angle of Insolation

Students examine the relationships between angle of incidence and energy. They describe how the angle of insolation varies in one day, in one year, at different points in the Earth. Finally, students propose the placement of solar panels that would produce the greatest savings to a home.

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Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
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Database & Spreadsheet
Year
2006
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