Passive Solar Design: Zero-Energy Housing NGSS
Jun 29 2015
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Summary Information

Keywords:

constraints, construct, criteria, design, insulation, limitations, model, passive solar design, radiation, solar energy, thermal energy

Performance Expectation:

PE-MS-PS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Estimated Time Required:

5-8 hours

Lesson Overview:

Student will answer the driving question: What role do different materials play in maximizing energy transfer into a system, and how can we apply this to design a passive solar house?

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