Want Power? Battery Power!
Learners discuss batteries and list items that use them. As a class, they discuss "life without batteries" and explore the invention of the cadmium battery. Students write a paper about how their personal life would be without batteries.
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Solar Kit Lesson #6: Solar-Powered Battery Charger
In a previous lesson, learners build an ammeter. That ammeter, or a pre-made one, is required in order to carry out this lesson. The objective is for lab groups to design a way to connect solar cells that can recharge a battery. Basic...
5th - 9th Science
Bill Nye's Solar Powered Spacecraft
It keeps going, and going, and going ... how does the Juno space probe have enough power to travel to Jupiter? Junior astronauts use a THNKR "Why with Nye!" video to discover solar-powered science with the one and only Bill Nye. Topics...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Creative Constraints
Lucky you has been assigned with a creative task. There are no limitations, no rules, just endless possibilities. But where do you start? If such a project leaves you feeling paralyzed, watch a video that demonstrates the power of...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable