How can you use solar energy to solve a challenge you face?
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Using the overarching question of how to use various forms of solar energy to solve challenges in our lives, students explore the power and importance of the sun both as an energy source and a member of the cosmos, as they ask themselves:
"What are all the different ways we rely on the sun and what is the evidence of its importance in our lives?"
How much energy can we get from the Sun?
Sun Catchers includes:
Detailed Educator Guide, containing
My STEM Explorer Notes™ and My STEM Stories™ student notebooks, printed in color, to accompany investigation, research and reading activities
Materials and resource books to support hands-on investigations and research activities (see parts list below for details).
Video tutorial for the hands-on investigations.
Unlimited 12-month access to digital resources including all printed and video materials.
Unlimited technical support from CreositySpace - Our scientists and engineers are available to help with any questions you might have.
Below is the description of the investigations and the NGSS standards fully addressed by the Sun Catchers unit.
Questions? Email us at Sales@CreositySpace.com.