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Throwing Solar Shade® Kit (Grades 6-12)

Throwing Solar Shade® Kit (Grades 6-12)

$ 845.00

Designed for grades 6-12. Students will get a comprehensive look at solar energy and climate science. Investigations with solar explore radiant energy transforming into thermal energy, kinetic energy, chemical energy, and electricity.  Students are introduced to photovoltaic systems with activities that explore how photovoltaic cells works and what variables affect their electrical output. Climate science activities explore the chemistry and behaviors of carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases and the greenhouse effect.


-Throwing Solar Shade® Teacher Kit (includes 1 Student Kit) $845

-Throwing Solar Shade® Student Kit $200

Materials included in the Throwing Solar Shade® Teacher Kit:

  • 1 Throwing Solar Shade® Student Kit
  • Set of Radiation Cans
  • Lab Thermometer (8)
  • Probe Thermometer (2)
  • Infrared Thermometer (2)
  • Flat Mirrors (with clips)
  • Concave Mirrors
  • Kill A Watt® Meter
  • Flask
  • Stopper
  • Tubing
  • Alka Seltzer® Tablets
  • Clip Lamps and High Lumen Bulb (2) 
  • Heat Lamp and Bulb 
  • Solar House Kit
  • NEED Energy House Kit
  • Exploring Photovoltaics Kit
  • Energy from the Sun (Teacher & Student Guide)
  • Schools Going Solar Guide

Materials included in the Throwing Solar Shade® Student Kit:

  • Multimeter
  • Fresnel Lens
  • Set of Mirrors
  • Infrared Thermometer
  • Kill A Watt® Meter
  • Nature Print Paper
  • UV Beads (10) and Pipe Cleaner
  • Heat Lamp and Bulb
  • Solar Deluxe Kit
  • Solar House Kit
  • NEED Energy House Kit

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