Design a Solar City

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From TeachEngineering - Students design and build a model city powered by the sun! They learn about the benefits of solar power, and how architectural and building engineers integrate photovoltaic panels into the design of buildings.

Performance Expectations

4-PS3-4   Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

3-5-ETS1-1   Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.