Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels

Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
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Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels

This Earth Day math investigation looks at the costs and benefits of having solar panels.

Activity 1: Cut and paste activity to see how many small, medium and large solar panels can be placed on a roof.
- Area and perimeter calculations
- decimal multiplication and division calculations
- watts and kWh calculations

Activity 2: Splitting costs between departments:
- working out the percentage of cost each department must pay
- calculating savings from solar panels installed.

A fun and engaging Earth Day math investigation that can be done in groups or set as a homework task. INCLUDES ANSWER KEY.







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16
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Teaching Duration
2 Days

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Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
Earth Day Math Investigation: Solar Panels
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