Hands-on activities to enhance renewable energy learning

Wen Jye Shyr, Chao Hsing Hsu

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Both the development of a hands-on laboratory activity to enhance learning and an outline for evaluating student performance are described in this article. The laboratory activities involve establishing an experimental module, which uses a digital multi-meter to measure: thin-film-solar cell output voltage, electrolysis of water, hydrogen-fuel cell load voltage, and hydrogen-fuel cell load current. These activities are introduced to Taiwanese junior high school students via this study, thus enabling them to participate in thin-film-solar-hydrogen-fuel cell technology. The hands-on activities are effective in introducing students to the concept of renewable energy through activity evaluation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-29
Number of pages6
JournalGlobal Journal of Engineering Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Education

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