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Valence Electrons Solar Cells
1,438 wordsIntroduction Our world has been in existence for billions of years and throughout all those years we have used the sun for basic energy needs. So why not be able to harness that energy and use it to power things like our homes or our cars? Many scientist have been developing alternate forms of energy called Green Energy. Green power is the solution to creating a cleaner, sustainable energy system. Renewable energy -- power from the sun, wind, plants, and moving water -- is a natural way to meet ...
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Source Of Energy Valence Electrons
1,486 words... holes, is achieved by the incorporation into the silicon of atoms with 3 valence electrons, most often boron and n-type doping, the creation of extra electrons is achieved by incorporating an atom with 5 valence electrons, most often phosphorus (see figure 2). Figure 2 Silicon Crystal Lattice with Dont Atoms. Once a p-n junction is created, electrical contacts are made to the front and the back of the cell by evaporating or screen printing metal on to the wafer. The rear of the wafer can be ...
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511 wordsAlternative Energy resources are becoming a much bigger deal as the level of fossil fuels remaining on earth slowly depreciates. Another issue is pollution. Eventually we wont be able to use gas and oil in our cars they will run solely on something like solar energy. Things like Hydroelectric power have been around for many many years, just not with such magnitude or demand. There are four main kinds of alternative energy sources, they are: Solar Energy Solar energy is used to do various things....
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1,623 wordsBy the middle of the twenty first century, there is evidence that the Earth will be warmer than it has been at any time in human history, and quite possibly since the end of the dinosaurs, some 65 billion years ago. If we stay at the rate we our now (fossil fuel consumption / growth in population) then within the next two century the Earth's air might not be fit to breath. Many people in the world do not think that this is a major concern and that it is normal for the Earth's temperature to incr...
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1,014 wordsSolar energy is of the most resourceful sources of alternative energy. It is the most important of the non-conventional sources of energy, because it does not pollute the earth. "One of the reasons for this is that the total energy we receive each year from the sun is around 35, 000 times the total energy used by man. " (Alternative energy sources) Solar energy can be converted directly or indirectly into alternative forms of energy. People use solar energy for many things, but most of it is use...
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Carbon Dioxide Noise Pollution
647 wordsPollution One of the major problems of today is the problem of pollution on our planet. Humanity has invented various kinds of polluting the Earth such as air pollution, noise pollution, pollution in the ocean, rubbish, and landfill. Air pollution is caused by four major factors: heavy traffic, large cities, economic development, and industrialization. Besides polluting air our civilizations creates noise pollution unwanted, disturbing sounds that cause a irritation in the eye of the beholder. O...
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1,870 wordsPlants are the basis of the food pyramid for all living things, even other plants. They have always been very important to people, not only for food, but also for clothing, weapons, tools, dyes, medicines, shelter and a great many other purposes. Both humans and animals benefit from plants. We eat many different types of plants such as fruits and vegetables. We also use plants for our herbs. Plants are also used to manufacture many different products such as shampoos, rubber, paper, and camera f...
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336 wordsAbout 47 per cent of the energy that the sun releases to the earth actually reaches the ground. About a third is reflected directly back into space by the atmosphere. The time in which solar energy is available, is also the time we least need it least daytime. Because the suns energy cannot be stored for use another time, we need to convert the suns energy into an energy that can be stored. One possible method of storing solar energy is by heating water that can be insulated. The water is heated...
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1,434 wordsCarbon dioxide plays a major part of impacting the Earth s climate. Carbon dioxide traps heat form the sun. This effect is considered global warming, which is often referred to as the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect traps solar heat, like a green house for plants, which causes the solar energy from being released. Global warming or the greenhouse effect is believed to have been causing our temperatures to rise. If global warming persists, many problems will begin to occur in the coming ...
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1,316 wordsThe differences between the hard and the soft energy paths ARE the future and have been the focus of the evolution in the United States and the World in relation to environmental policy. I have combined these two mid-term questions to express how the answers and the answers vacillate and juxtapose each other. A hard energy path is one with a complex route, expensive means for producing more power, and dangerous capabilities. Some examples of these NON-RENEWABLE sources are fossil fuels, oil and ...
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3,074 words7 th grade Plants Life science grade Jr high Chapter Plants are the basis of the food pyramid for all living things, even other plants. They have always been very important to people, not only for food, but also for clothing, weapons, tools, dyes, medicines, shelter and a great many other purposes. Both humans and animals benefit from plants. We eat many different types of plants such as fruits and vegetables. We also use plants for our herbs. Plants are also used to manufacture many different p...
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683 wordsAll life on Earth depends on energy from the sun. Solar energy is the source of energy for photosynthesis. It provides the warmth necessary for plants and animals to survive. The heat from the sun causes water on the Earths surface to evaporate and form clouds that eventually provide fresh rainwater. Solar energy is the result of thermonuclear fusion reactions deep within the sun. These reactions produce so much energy that they keep the surface temperature of the sun at about 10, 300 B 0 F. Eve...
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546 wordsPhotosynthesis Photosynthesis means putting together with light. This takes place in chloroplasts, which have chlorophyll in them. Chlorophyll absorbs the sunlight. From sunlight, green plants combine carbon dioxide and water to make sugar and oxygen. Green plants use sugar to make starch, fats and proteins. These are tiny pores called stomata. Stomata are plant spores, which enable gas exchanges to take, place, and water to vapor to be lost. This has the benefit of moving water up the plane in ...
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2,607 wordsEnergy is one of the most fundamental parts of our universe. We use energy to do work. Energy lights our cities. Energy powers our vehicles, trains, planes and rockets. Energy warms our homes, cooks our food, plays our music, gives us pictures on television. Energy powers machinery in factories. Energy is defined as the ability to do work. When we eat, our bodies transform the food into energy to do work. When we run or walk, we burn food energy in our bodies. When we think or read or write, we ...
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Valence Electrons Solar Cells
1,194 wordsSolar Energy Solar cells today are mostly made of silicon, one of the most common elements on Earth. The crystalline silicon solar cell was one of the first types to be developed and it is still the most common type in use today. They do not pollute the atmosphere and they leave behind no harmful waste products. Photovoltaic cells work effectively even in cloudy weather and unlike solar heaters, are more efficient at low temperatures. They do their job silently and there are no moving parts to w...
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2,779 wordsSources of Energy Have you ever thought about how we get the energy to run the things we take for granite every single day. There are many sources of energy that that are used for transportation, heat, light, and the manufacturing of goods of all kinds. The development of science and civilization is closely linked to the availability of energy in useful forms. The seven main energy sources are fossil fuels, hydroelectric, solar power, win power, geothermal, nuclear power, and biomass energy. By ...
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