Design and build a solar powered house and then light up the entire neighborhood! Using a solar panel, conductive tape, and LED lights, youth will learn about solar energy and circuits. This kit, for 2-3 youth, includes a solar panel, house and neighborhood templates, tape, a battery, LEDs, and an index card.
Check out this website with tips and tricks about the activity, for additional activities, and for more information about solar energy!
This challenge is the perfect activity for an ice-breaker, in-service day, or after school session, and can be used as an introduction to STEM education.
Are you interested in learning more about the curriculum, straight from the author and a 4-H educator? Watch a webinar all about the curriculum, available here.