October 2017 – Pizza-box Ovens

We see the sun every day, but have you ever tried to directly capture and use the energy it provides?  By building simple solar ovens using pizza boxes, black construction paper, foil, and plastic wrap, our students were able to learn about important energy concepts like “reflection” and “absorption” while also preparing a tasty treat — the “Solar S’more” with melted chocolate and marshmallows.

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