PicoSolutions Solar Energy Starter Makerspace
- Grades: 5-12
- Hours of Curriculum: 25+
- Additional Resources: Lesson Plans
Through the Solar Power Makerspace course, students will learn about solar power through the lens of an engineer. Solar power is becoming a widely utilized renewable energy source. Solar-powered vehicles have long been the topic of discussion in engineering, but only recently have designs become a reality. In this unit, students will explore the science of solar power while also exploring the engineering design of an automobile.
- 1x Solar Car Kit
- 1x DC Motor Pack
- 1x Larger Solar Panel
- 1x Small Solar Panel (used in the solar car)
- 2x Large DC Motors
- 2x Small DC Motors
- 1.5x Credits towards Virtual Teacher Mentor Hours
- 1x Curriculum Unit
Solar Car Kit Info:
Solar Car is a great STEM product for K-12 classrooms, camps, or at-home learning! Made with 3D printed materials and manufactured in the United States, this STEM product will teach your young learner the power of solar energy! No soldering or batteries are required.
|Poly Epoxy Solar Panel
|5V 60mA 0.3W
Virtual Teacher Mentorship
With PicoCredits, you have access to Picosolutions' talented staff of teaching experts around the globe. One credit can become one hour of teaching or one hour of personalized tutoring for a student. Their virtual teaching assistants can lead a class or mentor a new teacher. With Virtual Teaching at PicoOnline, every curriculum and program will be tailored to your needs & teaching style.
The PicoSolutions Solar Energy Makerspace comes in 3 versions:
The Starter Makerspace is great for individual users, but does not include the 3D Creality Printer or Mayku FormBox. The Classroom Makerspace is perfect for classrooms and larger groups, and includes additional Solar Car Kits and DC Motor Packs, as well as a 3D Creality Printer. The Complete Makerspace includes even more Solar Car Kits and DC Motor Packs, as well as both a Creality Printer and a Mayku Vacuum FormBox. Please click on the links above for more information.
CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.