Department of Energy
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About Teaching Climate Literacy
7.3 Environmental quality.
4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
4.5 Electricity generation.
4.7 Different sources of energy have different benefits and drawbacks.
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About the Science
- A very clear visual and verbal explanation of how a PV panel works. Discusses light as a photon.
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
About the Pedagogy
- The main message of the video is that PV systems generate power without pollution as they convert the sun's energy into electricity.
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