Introduction to Photovoltaic Systems

This activity introduces students to the process of converting sunlight into electricity through the use of photovoltaics (solar cells). Students complete a reading passage with questions and an inquiry lab using small photovoltaic cells.

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Texas State Energy Conservation Office

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Small photovoltaic cells must be purchased.

A digital multimeter can be used instead of separate DC ammeter and DC voltmeter.

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