Investigation: Making a PV Cell

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Rise and shine! Class members collaborate to construct a photovoltaic solar cell with two semiconductor layers, as guided by this fabulous lab sheet. They test its output with an ammeter or galvanometer. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Pros

  • An exceptionally neat and thorough procedure is supported by background information and a full-color diagram
  • Will challenge high schoolers to collaborate and communicate
  • Exposes learners to alternative renewable energy sources
Cons

  • None
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