Wonders of the Sun (8 activities)

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Lesson Plans/Activity: Wonders of the Sun (8 activities): Teacher Guide Adode PDF
Wonders of the Sun (8 activities): Student Guide Adode PDF
Grades: K-4 , 5-8
Subject: Solar

Hands-on explorations that introduce scientific concepts of solar energy to elementary students. The activities are:

  • Solar Energy to Heat
  • Solar Energy Can Cause Chemical Reactions
  • Radiometer
  • Solar Energy to Heat and Motion
  • Latitude and Sunlight Intensity
  • Cooking with Solar Energy
  • Transforming Solar Energy into Electricity
  • PV Systems on the School

Curriculum: Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, Language Arts
Plan Time:Eight 30 minute class periods
Standards: Standards are listed at the beginning of the curriculum guide.
Materials: Handouts and other materials needed detailed within teacher guide.
Owner: The NEED Project