Solar powered car

Introduction Solar powered car

The project focuses on the concept of renewable energy, its sources, various types, uses and applications in everyday life. The hands-on activity helps the students to decipher the elementary concept of solar energy, its advantages and the conversion of it into mechanical energy to dive a car. Students will make their own solar powered car to understand the making of a vehicle by household material and working of solar panel to power it.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Preliminary concepts about renewable energy sources, their importance and application.
  • Fundamentals that how solar energy is converted into electrical energy and then into mechanical energy to drive a car.
  • The activity will also be helpful to understand the laws involved in electricity generation and energy conversion from one form to another form.


  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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