Demonstration kit Photovoltaics


Combining knowledge about the possible uses of renewable energy systems has now become a key component of general education curricula.
As ever, the sun with its virtually inexhaustible resources of energy is at the core of interest in general.
This kit contains all the equipment necessary for carrying out fundamental experiments on the recovery and use of electrical energy produced from sunlight.

Demonstration kit Photovoltaics

Art. no. 49346

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experiments
  • 1 - Solar cell as a voltage source

    experiment "Solar cell as a voltage source"

    Students investigate the solar cell as a voltage source.


  • 2 - Solar cell as current source

    experiment "Solar cell as current source"

    Students investigate the solar cell as a power source.


  • 3 - Internal resistance of the solar cell

    experiment "Internal resistance of the solar cell"

    In this experiment, the solar cell is connected to a multimeter with direct current and placed at different distances from the halogen spotlight.


  • 4 - Solar cell as a diode

    experiment "Solar cell as a diode"

    In this experiment, the solar cell is used as a diode and tested with two different scenarios.


  • 5 - Influence of illuminance

    experiment "Influence of illuminance"

    The students investigate the influence of illuminance.


  • 6 - Influence of the illumination angle

    experiment "Influence of the illumination angle"

    The students observe the influence of the angle of illumination and change the angle of incidence.


  • 7 - Solar module

    experiment "Solar module"

    This experiment investigates the open circuit voltage versus a solar cell.


  • 8 - Series connection of solar modules

    experiment "Series connection of solar modules"

    The students investigate the open circuit voltage in series connection of solar modules.


  • 9 - Parallel connection of solar modules

    experiment "Parallel connection of solar modules"

    The students investigate the open circuit voltage in parallel connection of solar modules.


  • 10 - Charging a solar battery

    experiment "Charging a solar battery"

    How resilient is a solar battery? In this experiment, a solar battery is connected in series with the variable resistor in a closed circuit.


  • 11 - Conversion of solar energy into light energy

    experiment "Conversion of solar energy into light energy"

    Students observe the conversion of solar energy into light energy.


  • 12 - Conversion of solar energy into mechanical energy

    experiment "Conversion of solar energy into mechanical energy"

    The solar cell is connected to an electric motor to form a closed circuit and the behavior of the electric motor is observed.


  • 13 - Generating hydrogen with the help of solar energy

    experiment "Generating hydrogen with the help of solar energy"

    The assembled solar battery is placed with full sunlight and the electrodes inside the test tubes are observed.


  • 14 - Charging an accumulator with solar energy

    experiment "Charging an accumulator with solar energy"

    In this experiment, the voltage output from the illuminated solar battery is allowed to flow through a connected accumulator.


scope of supply
  • 1 × Profile rail, 180 mm
  • 1 × Clamp sliders
  • 2 × Pair of feet for rail
  • 1 × Quartz-iodine reflector lamp
  • 1 × Plug lead 25 cm, red
  • 1 × Plug lead 25 cm, black
  • 1 × Plug lead 25 cm, blue
  • 2 × AA battery, 1.5 V, alkaline
  • 1 × Rechargeable NiCad-accumulator Mignon
  • 1 × Battery holder, 1 R 6 or KR 15/51 cell
  • 1 × Lamp Holder MES
  • 2 × Bulb 1,5 V / 0,15 A
  • 4 × Coil connecting plug
  • 1 × Solar cell, 0.5 V
  • 1 × Electric Motor with Propeller on Rod
  • 3 × Solar cell, 1 V
  • 1 × Mini Digital Multimeter
  • 1 × Gas voltameter, students
  • 1 × Gummistopfen, 45/38 mm, mit 1 Bohrung
  • 1 × LED plug element
  • 1 × Variable resistor on plug-in element, 100 Ohm, 0,25 W
  • 1 × Citric acid
  • 1 × Plastic box 140/50/35 mm