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The solar constant is around 1370 W/m2. I believe this is the average valueover the entire Earth in one year. I have two questions.
(latitude)? Is there some formula or way to estimate? I realize this might
1. How can I find the approximate value on a given day at a given location
(solar cell, heating water, etc.)?
which leads to:
2. Is there a "simple" experiment kids can do to measure the solar constant
This has some good concepts for energy, heat, and optics in both physics and
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