The Solar Challenge

Off grid design competition

KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14Website

Set in rural Zimbabwe, where few villages have access to mains electricity, pupils investigate how to make different circuits which include solar cells. They then look at the requirements of the community and decide how to allocate the cells.

All teaching materials are available to download for free from Practical Action

 

Items available

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>