Zapping a new approach to solar cells

Topics:

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 7, 8, 10

Word Count: 444

This interesting article about developments in nanotechnology and solar energy could be used alongside Year 7 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum looking at Renewable Energy sources, multiple areas of both the Year 8 and Year 10 curriculum including chemical reactions from the Chemical Sciences strand, or Energy transfers in the Physical Sciences strand as well as the global carbon cycle for Earth and Space Sciences for Year 10.

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