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Solar Powered Cooking
In this activity, learners make a solar oven. Learners witness the awesome power of the sun to make a yummy treat--a chocolate chip cookie!
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.
Cooking With the Sun
In this activity, learners build a simple solar oven out of household materials to melt chocolate and marshmallow between graham crackers--known as s'mores.
In this activity, learners discover that some plastics will shrink when you get them hot. Learners bake polystyrene in a regular oven and discover what happens.
Bake Ice Cream in Your Oven
In this a hands-on activity, learners explore how to put ice cream in an oven without it melting. Ideas in this activity include insulation and cooking.
Cook with a Solar Oven
In this activity, learners make their own solar oven to bake s'mores and learn about how solar energy is absorbed on Earth.
Learners build a simple solar oven from a shoebox, black construction paper, and aluminum foil. Over the course of a few hours, the oven heats up water enough to brew tea.