What is Solar Power? - Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages


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What are the two ways we can collect solar energy?

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1. Which is a disadvantage of solar power?

2. Which is NOT an advantage of solar power?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Solar power has a lot of advantages but it also has some disadvantages. Test your knowledge on using solar power and the different methods of collecting it with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • List the advantages and disadvantages of solar power
  • Understand why the Sun is a renewable energy resource
  • Describe passive solar power

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the pros and cons of solar power
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast methods of collecting solar power
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages and disadvantages of harvesting solar power

Additional Learning

To learn more about solar power, review the accompanying lesson called What is Solar Power? - Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between fossil fuels and solar power
  • Discuss the impact of collecting solar power on the environment and the economy
  • Explain how geography can play a role in the effectiveness of solar power