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NOVA: Saved by the Sun contains NOVA: How Do Solar Panels Work?
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A supplementary Flash interactive that takes the learner inside a photovoltaic cell to see the physics behind solar panels.


NOVA: Saved by the Sun supplements TeachEngineering: Zero-Energy Housing
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Multi-day project for Grades 7-9: students work cooperatively to design a 70-square-inch solar "house" that applies principles of thermodynamics.


NOVA: Saved by the Sun supplements TryEngineering: Solar Structures
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3-day unit for Grades 5-8:  Students apply knowledge of heat transfer to build a small passive solar structure with four walls, windows, doors, and a roof.



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