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The Science of Solar Power (for Middle and High School Students) webinar

The Chemistry of Solar Energy
September 13, 2011

Michael Tinnesand, former Associate Director of the ACS Education Division, focuses his presentation on both the chemistry of solar energy and resources for teaching about solar energy. Mr. Tinnesand talks about the different kinds of solar cells and gives a diagram of their chemical composition and explains the mechanism by which they operate. He also talks about a number of online resources for teachers.