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What is a Photocell?
Photocells are cells which convert light energy into kinetic energy and then ultimately (and most importantly) into electrical energy.
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Uses of a Photocell?
Watches, Outdoor lights, Calculators, Solar Panlels, Providing energy, Road/Traffic cameras.
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What are photocells made from?
Silicon
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How does distance affect the power output of a photocell?
it will reduce the power output as the distance increases
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What current do photocells produce?
A direct current
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Explain how a photocell works in terms of energy:
Light Energy -> Kinetic Energy -> Electrical Energy
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What is Passive Solar Heating?
Glass can be used to provide solar heating for buildings.
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what do Solar Collectors do?
it reflects ligh to a focus by using a curved surface
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What must an efficient Solar Collector do?
An efficient solar collector must track the position of the sun in the sky
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