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Cook Food Using the Sun
Learners build a solar oven from a cardboard pizza box, aluminum foil and plastic. Learners can use their oven to cook S'mores or other food in the sun.
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Doghouse Design) is a full inquiry investigation into absorption and reflection of radiant energy.
How is Coastal Temperature Influenced by the Great Lakes and the Ocean?
In this two-part lesson, learners discover how large bodies of water can serve as a heat source or sink at different times and how proximity to water moderates climate along the coast.
Ice Cream Shake
In this tasty activity, learners make their own ice cream any day of the year in an exploration of heat and cold. Highlights include freezing and melting and the transition from liquid to solid.
In this activity best suited as a demonstration, learners observe that when a piece of iron gets too hot, it loses its ability to be magnetized.