General Solar Energy Resources

The School District of Philadelphia

Solar Energy
This comprehensive site from the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology features a variety of general purpose resources related to solar energy. This site is more useful for preparation than for actual classroom practice.

Solar Energy Technologies Program
From the U.S. Department of Energy, this site is not intended for classroom use, but it does offer some useful reference material for adults about solar heating, solar lights, and renewable energy.

Sun Data for One Day
The U.S. Naval Observatory provides this handy utility for determining sunrise and sunset times. Just enter your location for any one day.

Sun Data for One Year
The U.S. Naval Observatory also provides a table of sunrise and sunset data for any one year.

Solar Schoolhouse
If your students are really motivated to learn more about converting to solar energy, the Solar Schoolhouse offers information about how schools are making the change. | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.