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Solar Tilt Kit

Solar photovoltaic ​​panels can be used to collect sunlight and turn it into clean, renewable electricity. The Solar Tilt Kit includes materials that will allow students to take on the role of a Solar Installer or Solar Design Engineer as they explore how solar panels can be used to generate electricity and how a variety of factors like the angle of the sun, the angle of the solar panel, cloud cover, etc. can impact the amount of electricity generated.

This kit includes:

  • 12 Solar Panels with stands
  • 12 Multimeters
  • 1 LED Flood/Work Light
  • 12 sets of Wire Leads with Alligator Clips
  • 12 Protractors
  • 12 Compasses
  • 6 Hand Crank Generators
  • 1 Solar Power Meter/Pyranometer
  • Assorted Light Bulbs (Incandescent and LED)
  • Running on Sunshine
  • The Inevitable Solar School
  • Beings on the Move activity cards with spinner
  • Cones
  • OPTIONAL ITEM: Solar Pathfinder with Tripod

Other Resources for this kit:

Solar Panel Tilt Stand designed by Jacob Smith.
Protractor file pdf.

Heather Phelps

WCEE Resource Specialist

Contact Heather with any kit-related questions.