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New Ways to Catch Rays

Grades: 9-12
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In this interactive activity adapted from NOVA, learn about eight of the latest solar technologies: thermal trough, mirrored dish, power tower, thin film, concentrated ...

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This interactive can be found as "New Ways to Catch Rays" on the NOVA website. Third party materials courtesy of David Hicks/Solar Decathlon, Gina Miller/www.nanogirl.com, Greenfuel Technologies, Kaye Evans-Lutterodt/Solar Decathlon, kjkolb, NREL, NREL/Kim Adams, Sandia National Laboratories/Randy Montoya, SCHOTT, Stirling Energy Systems, and United Solar Ovonic.

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