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Title: Solar Education Technology Programs: Tools for Students, Educators, and Trainers
Url: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/solar/sunshot/education_training.html
Publisher: United States. Department of Energy
Description: The US DoE put together educational tools to help you or your students learn more about solar electricity, or photovoltaics (PV). Whether you're just interested in learning some facts about PV or want to challenge your students, you've come to the right place! If you're interested in advanced training in PV, we have also included some resources for you. Resources include: -History Lessons: This solar timeline shows the development of solar electricity, or photovoltaics (PV), spanning from 7th Century B.C. to present day and the future! -PV Quick Facts: These interesting facts about the technology are useful for quick reference. -FAQs: We have compiled a list of common questions and responses related to PV to aid in the learning process. -Myths of Solar Electricity: This information will aid in the learning process and dispel many common myths about the technology -Educational Resources: This site features links to educational resources such as lesson plans, competitions, and activities on energy efficiency and PV. -Adult Education and Vocational Training: This features links to continuing education and vocational training opportunities in solar, including classes for homeowners interested in renewable energy systems and building energy-efficient homes -Glossary of Terms: This glossary provides definitions of a number of important terms associated with electricity and power generation, including key terms related to solar electricity, or photovoltaics (PV).
LC Classification: Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electronics -- Optoelectronic devices. Photoelectronic devices -- Semiconductor devices -- Photovoltaic cells
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Production of electric energy or power -- Production from solar energy
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Production of electric energy or power -- Production from solar energy -- Photovoltaic power generation. Photovoltaic power systems
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Renewable energy sources -- Solar energy
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Meteorology -- Solar energy
Ecology -- Solar radiation
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2010-03-18
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Teachers
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Engineering Education
Professional Development
Professional Development -- Career and Personal Development
Professional Development -- Global Readiness
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-10 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-30 13:56:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 165
Resource URL Clicks: 28
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