Didactic material on the topic solar energy

Learning goals

Forms of renewable energy and energy converters. From radiant energy (solar energy) to electrical energy.
Function, effectiveness and technical challenges when designing solar systems. 
Electrical circuits: Parallel, series and antiparallel connection
Using measuring equipment.
Storing solar energy


We will be investigating solar energy using a functional photovoltaic model, and learning about alternative types of energy generation in the context of renewable energy.

Time required

Approx. 90 minutes are planned for the execution of the tasks

Tasks for the functional model solar energy

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Solutions to the solar energy functional model

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