Category Archive: K-12

Apr 13 2012

Lesson Plan: Electron Chairs

Subject: Modeling trade-offs between light capture and electron transport on a solar cell using an interactive game Grade Levels: Elementary school and higher Lesson Length: 15 minutes Authors: Brian Tracy, Tiffany Rowlands, Maxwell Cotton Solar cells have a limited amount of space on their surfaces. The silicon wafer must be exposed to sunlight for electron/hole …

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