The History of Solar Energy Essay

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History Of Solar Energy

Table Of Contents:
The Goal 2
Selection Of Sources 4
Application Of Information 5
Achieving The Goal 8
Reflection On Learning 9

The Goal
The topic of my personal project was the usefulness of solar energy over the period of humankind. I touched upon the basic uses of the Sun for our environment, and also the ways that us humans have been manipulating the Sun’s energy for reasons of luxury and survival. More specifically, how humans have taking advantage of and the Sun for heating, survival, and electrical use over the history of humankind. I find that I am very attracted to the idea of renewable resources, and what us on Earth
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Also, I had really no background with actually making a solar panel, let alone any electrical device from scratch. So, I decided that I was to not downgrade my project, but do something a bit more realistic through my eyes, which was to create a timeline on the history of solar energy.
I knew that after a week of research that the best way to inform the community about the use of solar energy worldwide was to persuade/encourage the public that the research of solar energy would be a great investment and benefit millions upon millions of people. I believed that making a timeline of the research and accomplishments of the research of solar energy was quite challenging and would serve as a great project idea because it would take the people I would be presenting to from the beginning of my timeline to modern day. It would serve as a great way to show how far humankind has come with studying renewable resources, like solar energy, and persuade them in a discreet way to invest in solar energy.
Then I ran into another problem. How would I present this timeline, which would most likely be on a poster board to the rest of the

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