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Solar Cells

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Objective

Can a blueberry make electricity? Have your students find out by building their own solar cells using berry juice. This activity can be geared towards middle or high school students and meets NGSS standards. Topics that can be covered include photosynthesis, chemical reactions, and changes in energy. The activity can also be extended by having the students look at how a variable affects the power produced by the solar cell.

Subjects

Chemistry

Grade Levels

6-8, 9-12

Lesson Plan

Solar Cells Materials Checklist (Please Review)

Solar Cells

Solar Cell Presentation

Student Sheets

 Solar Cell Activity Sheet (MS)

Solar Cells Activity Sheet (HS)

Please refer to the instructional video with the kit:

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