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Solar Panel Car

Applied Technology
Nico Godoy

CJ San Julian

This project test how far toy cars would run with the energy of a solar panel.

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4 thoughts on “Solar Panel Car

  1. Initially, as I read through your description, I had assumed that your results with all of your cars would be relatively similar. However, your project effectively highlighted the importance of the angle to the sun. I recommend repeating the experiment to further explore the differences in results between the first and second attempts. Overall, it was a fantastic project, and I genuinely appreciated your findings and the thoroughness of your data collection.

  2. Congrats. I assume the solar panels were angle sensitive. The power to drive the car should not be time sensitive. Meaning, if you had power to drive car, it should keep going until no light. Unless you had power storage, like a capacitor or battery.

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