New Ways to Catch Rays

This click-through slideshow of solar technologies provides photos, illustrations, and text to describe eight passive and active solar technologies: thermal trough, mirrored dish, power tower, thin film, concentrated sunlight, solar paint, evacuated-tube collectors, and sun-grown biofuel.

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Easy to use in a unit on energy. Ask students to research what solar energy products are being used or developed in their neighborhoods.

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