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Episode 902: Going Solar

When the power mysteriously goes out at the new Radopolis skate park, the CyberSquad and Digit must find a way to turn it back on before a nighttime skateboarding extravaganza.

For Real segment: Alicia, one of Harry’s coworkers, is passionate about solar power, and she has come up with a game called “Power Up!” to teach their campers about it.

Learning Goals
1) The amount of solar power you can collect is proportional to the surface area of the solar panels you’re using. 2) To determine how much solar power you can get from a given space, calculate its area and use that to determine how many solar panels it can hold.

Topics: Solar Power; Area



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