Activities

Design a Folding Solar Panel

Participants work in teams of 3–4 to design a folding aluminum foil “solar panel” that fits in a foil packaging box and expands without tearing. Highlighted is the importance of geometry in designing objects that can be folded up to fit into constrained spaces.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Technology/Materials
Grade:6-8, 9-12
Time:2 hours or less
Translated Activity Available: Click here!
Want more information about DiscoverE’s resources and programs? Check all that apply:

Calling All Educators

We need educators to test the Dream Big lesson plans in their classrooms and complete a brief survey. The first 100 qualified educators who complete the study earn a $50 Amazon gift card.

Don't show this again