Classroom Activity

Problem 8, Solar Power Decay
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 7-9


Students interpret a graph of solar power loss versus time. They learn that the longer a satellite is in space, the more solar flares can damage solar cells and reduce the power available to operate satellites. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 8, Solar Power Decay [62KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math I.