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TE Activity: Racing with the Sun - Creating a Solar Car

Middle schoolers use a purchased kit to build a solar powered car. They connect a solar photovoltaic panel to a motor which runs the car forward and backward. They determine how to wire the car to move in both directions.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2004
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary

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