Advanced Placement / Environmental Science

Insolation and the Seasons

In this lab, students will develop and test a model solar panel that measures temperature changes at different angles. Students will record maximum and minimum temperatures at each variable angle before graphing and analyzing their results.


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Temperature Sensor

Wireless Temperature Sensor

The Wireless Temperature Sensor is a general-purpose sensor found in many science labs. With a rugged, waterproof design, and long-lasting battery, students can spend more time collecting data and less time dealing with equipment.

Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.

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Advanced Environmental & Earth Sciences

Insolation and the Seasons