In an electrical circuit, the measure of power (watts) is the result of multiplying volts x amps.
Objective: Students will:
connect solar cells in series and parallel, will measure volts and amps, and will calculate watts.
OR - State Standards:
Understand energy, its transformations, and interactions with matter.
Describe and explain various energy transfers and resulting transformations.
Trace the flow of energy transformations in a system
2 40-minute periods
4 Solar Cells (Please take extra care with the cells – they break easily.)