Students links page
You can see Mad Dog II on display in the Science Museum's exhibition 'Making the Modern World'
Here are some other websites where you can find out more about solar power, alternative energy and transport:
How much does it cost to build a solar car?
How does solar energy work?
Do you want to learn more about energy? Stuff about scientists and links about different energies.
What are people doing with it? There is a large project in the states to use more alternative energies and solar panels which can be incorporated into house building.
What could you do?
What students are doing with solar energy.
Other ways of using solar energy.
Solar Energy and You - N.C. Solar Center factsheet, 1990. This factsheet explains how solar energy can help heat a house or hot water, as well as change sunlight directly into electricity.
Solar Activities for Students- N.C. Solar Center factsheet, 1998. Geared towards middle school students, this factsheet educates students about solar energy through activities ranging from solar heating to electricity.
Solar Energy and You- N.C. Solar Center factsheet, 1990. Geared toward students, this factsheet explains how solar energy can help heat a house or hot water, as well as change sunlight directly into electricity.
Kids' Page - Office of Transportation Technologies, U.S.
Department of Energy. This webpage is meant for younger students who want to
have fun learning about alternative fuel cars and helping the environment.
Kids' Stuff Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN). This website provides a list of various websites that address energy education.
Roofus's Solar and Efficient
Neighborhood Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN). Roofus
leads kids on a virtual tour of his energy-efficient house to learn about renewable
energy and energy efficiency. Recommended for grades 1 to 4. The website also
contains activity suggestions for teachers for grades K-12.
The Sun's Joules
Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology. Multimedia encyclopedia
on renewable energy, appropriate for middle school students to adult.
Aurora - Educational Web Site on Renewables. A fairly advanced site for older students.
CENSOLAR - Contains useful links in Spanish
CREST - Solstice (the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology). The home of "The Sun's Joules" CD-ROM, and a good educational site for all ages. basics from crest
The work at South Bank University on solar power is all part of a drive to look at sustainable transport.