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Solar Power

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Solar Technology
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
This short video enables viewers to learn about a new way to harness solar power to create energy. (02:55)
July 1, 2010 at 06:38 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Energy from the Sun
From YouTube, produced by Hila Science
With some very simple equipment and knowledge of basic math it is possible to estimate the power output of the sun. This video describes the process and explains the calculations. The video leaves a challenge: use the results to calculate the total e... [more]
July 11, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Solar Power
From aetn.org, produced by PBS
Learn how a Church in Washington D.C. is using solar panels to supply energy for their facilities as well as act as a catalyst for its' members to start thinking in more "green" ways.  (01:59)
January 12, 2013 at 03:59 PM
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Solar Power
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
California is the leader in solar power. In this video you learn the many ways to harness the energy of the sun. In the Mojave Desert there is a solar generator plant that is over 1000 acres large that helps power the state. Run time 02:39.
Found by jammin0 in Solar Power
April 20, 2009 at 02:04 PM
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How a Solar Cell Works
From YouTube
How a home solar panels works. Video discusses how a photovoltaic cell generates power, and how different locations, receive different quantities of solar energy. Run time 01:18.
April 9, 2009 at 04:49 PM
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Energy in Science - How Does the Earth Receive Heat From the Sun?
From YouTube, produced by Steve Jones, eHow
When heat comes to Earth from the sun, various forms of radiation are absorbed in the atmosphere and converted into infrared radiation. Discover why ultraviolet rays can be more dangerous than infrared rays with information from a science teacher. Th... [more]
March 13, 2011 at 04:33 PM
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How It's Made - Solar Panels
From YouTube, produced by Discovery Channel
This video shows how a solar panel is made and how it works.  It shows a silicone module and how they are put together to form a panel.  It also shows the amount of time and care is needed to make just one panel.  This is an interesting video to watc... [more]
Found by Barb in Solar Power
July 23, 2009 at 04:48 PM
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Solar Home Tips from the 2009 Solar Decathlon
From YouTube, produced by Discovery
Solar homes come with the latest in green appliances and innovative technology at the 2009 Solar Decathlon. Discovery News' Alyssa Danigelis gets some home improvement tips.
Found by begamatt in Solar Power
April 5, 2010 at 01:42 PM
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Hydrogen From the Sun
From YouTube, produced by ScienceOnline
This video looks at hydrogen production using electrolysis as one option for storing energy from the sun. The video includes a brief explanation of fuel cells. (06:49)
April 28, 2010 at 08:42 PM
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Do Lectures:  How to Build a Solar Farm
From dolectures.com, produced by Do Lectures
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Glen Peters has worked in engineering, pharmacy and investment banking but they never felt quite right. Glen has now turned his hand to solar energy, b... [more]
April 27, 2012 at 05:24 PM
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