Fossil Fuels are made of thousands of years old dead plants and animals
They are buried under tons of Earth and the energy contained in the plants and animals is converted to oil.
Oil is then used to make gas for cars and other engines, including ones that create electricity!!!
Are used to “collect” solar energy
Convert solar energy to electrical energy that can power household items, such as lamps or calculators
To understand how they work we must first understand what electricity is…
What is electricity?
Remember the structure of an atom?
Electricity is simply the flow of electrons!
This happens millions of times to produce enough electricity to power
This happens millions of Times to produce electricity
Cut cup in half
Line inside bottom with black paper
Wrap piece of black construction paper with aluminum foil shiny side up
Make the foil into a cone insde top of cup
Place bottom inside the cone and tighten.