Posted by **Olive** on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 12:28am.

So I was given a math project in which we need to gather "real world information" and make a scatter plot of the info. With this we must graph a line, parabola and exponential curve of best fit then find those formulas. The math is straight forward but I can't decide on a topic. I wanted to do something along the lines of electromagnetic radiation but I don't really care at this point. I just really want something in the science field. Any suggestions from anybody?

- I need ideas for a Math Project (science related)? -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 9:49am
Why not measure the voltage output of a solar cell as a function of angle to the sun?

Data you would need is voltage max( cell panel facing sun), then voltage at several (many) angles to the sun.

It should correlate to a scatter plot fitting as best a cosine curve.

Solar cells are cheap, and available at Radio shack. You will need a voltmeter, and something to measure angles with, pencil, paper.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Science - Science project ideas for science fair. I need to prepare a model for ...
- science - I need an optometric project that will get me to state! last year i ...
- need ideas on science fair project!! - im doing a science fair project on teeth...
- Math- Ideas only - I need some help on getting ideas for my limits & continuity ...
- The Odyssey book nine project help - So, I'm creating a project for Book Nine of...
- Math Project Gr 5/6 - Hi im from BC and im doing a mini project on topic grade 5...
- science - pangaea project - I need help with science pangaea project ideas? my ...
- Science Project - I have to do a project on how smoking effects the environment...
- Science - Can you recommend some good website to use for this project? I get ...
- Calculus - I need some help on getting ideas for my limits & continuity calculus...

More Related Questions