Sunlight - Solar Energy
Discover how the Sun is the primary source of energy on Earth.
Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru, developed at Te Manawa, explores the Sun, the physical properties of light and the effect on people’s lives.
Key Learning Areas: Technology; Nature of Science – Investigating and Communicating in science; Science – Physical World; Mathematics
Duration: 1.5 hours
Suitable for: Year 5 – 10, maximum 30 students
Availability: 3 April – 6 July
Cost: Free, koha appreciated
The Education Programme
Guided by our educators, your students will:
experience the Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru exhibition
discuss how the Sun is used to power a variety of technologies
construct a vehicle to investigate the effect of mass and friction
make recommendations on how these ideas will influence the design of a solar powered vehicle.
Download a copy of our RAM document here