Silicon, Semiconductors, and Solar Cells: Crash Course Engineering #22

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Not a conductor, not an insulator, just a semiconductor. An engineering video focuses on silicon and semiconductors. It first describes N-type and P-type semiconductors, and then shows how they work together in diodes, transistors, and solar cells.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners create a graphic organizer comparing and contrasting N-type and P-type semiconductors
  • Provide the class with cloze notes to fill in during the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Basic physics and chemistry knowledge is beneficial (atomic structure and interactions)
Pros
  • Animations help with understanding
  • Explanations are thorough and easy to follow
Cons
  • None
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