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This activity is suitable for grade school through high school.

(For the higher grades we start with some detailed background information/internet work)

There are three steps

  1. Light a small light bulb with a battery and clip wires
  2. Power a small fan/motor with the battery
  3. Power the fan/motor with a solar panel


Lesson Plans

basic lesson for grades 7-12 – could be simplified for younger grades