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Does your class have a bright future in the solar energy industry? Science scholars take an in-depth look at what's new in solar technology. After completing research into the solar industry, participants create and market a product in hopes of creating a successful solar business.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have at least one speaker from the solar industry discuss the technology with the class
  • Take the lesson further and have learners create a mock-up of their products to use in their marketing campaigns
Classroom Considerations
  • Plan to check out a computer or tablet cart for a few days to ensure everyone has enough time to research and create their marketing presentations
  • Students try their hands at entrepreneurship and marketing while they discover more about solar technology
  • The lesson gives teachers plenty of support in coaching marketing techniques along with understanding the technology
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